Day 23, What the heck!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PaMiniFarmer, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. PaMiniFarmer

    PaMiniFarmer In the Brooder

    Mar 14, 2010
    SW Pa
    At lockdown I had 13 chickens moving when I candled. On day 20 one hatched and now on day 23 not even another pip. My temps and humidity have been good. I had a couple spikes but nothing longer than an hour. Is this normal? Should I candle them or just them? Thanks!
  2. crazy chook

    crazy chook Songster

    Apr 8, 2010
    Langwarrin, Victoria
    My chicks are late hatching too. One hatched on day 21 but then nothing. I opened the bator last night (end of day 22) and just put one up to my ear - YES I heard tapping.
    This morning she had pipped and has finally started zipping so I am hoping all the others are just late too. I none of the others pip by the time I move her out I will see if i can hear anything in the other eggs.

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