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day 24 no signs of movement

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lauraoneill, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. lauraoneill

    lauraoneill Hatching

    Feb 19, 2016
    Sorry am a bit confused by the site. I was looking for some advice with my silke eggs. It's day 24. 2 eggs have hatched but the final egg is showing no signs. I followed your thread, candled but no signs of internal pipping or movement, no chirping. Float tested and it floats perfectly around the air sac. But what do I do now? Do I start pipping?

  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Songster

    Jun 10, 2013
    Hope I'm wrong. But day 24 with no movement. No pip. I would say chick has passed.

    Maybe give it a couple more days if nothing changes
    Toss it.

    Congrats one the ones that hatched.
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    At day 24 with no pipping, no movement and the other eggs having hatched. it is very unlikely that the chick is still alive. Any egg with a decent air cell will float. The key is if they float AND wiggle independently. Congrats on the two hatchers, sorry on the last one.

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