Day 24- not sure when to call it quits

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 1keegan, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. 1keegan

    1keegan Out Of The Brooder

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    How many of you have had an egg hatch on Day 24 or later?

    One egg hatched on Day 22
    We're halfway through Day 24.

    No noise, no pips, even with the encouragement from the hatchling, which we've taken out of the incubator.

    We're candled a few minutes, and saw two eggs that looked like they had air sacs at both ends, so
    we opened them. One contained an inch long rotting embryo, and the other a fully developed chick with it's neck turned tightly over it's shoulder- it was dead.[​IMG]
     
  2. 1keegan

    1keegan Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone??
     
  3. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 25 is the magic day for me if I am uncertain. Usually though for me everything starts hatching on day 21 and is done by day 23. If I candle after that and think something still looks good I will wait till the 25th day.

    Lanae
     
  4. Carriedz

    Carriedz Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats on the one hatch! Sorry about the others, how many did you incubate? Were they shipped or did you by local? I have not had much luck with shipped, scrambled for the most part before I even get them.
     

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