Day 24 no pips.... should I help them!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by youngchickgirl, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. youngchickgirl

    youngchickgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't wanna wait too long or else they will die. I think I would rather help the babies now then wait for their death.. can someone tell me if I should wait a little longer or how to pip it for them? :( :/
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Did you candle at day 10, 14 and 18 to see if the eggs are developing?
     
  4. youngchickgirl

    youngchickgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep. They moved around on day 20, 21, and 22. Not muck movement anymore.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    You could try to pip one....day 25 is about the latest I've read about them hatching.
     
  6. bittychicks

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    I would try to pip one, it can't hurt because they are so late.
     

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