Day 24 of incubation and still no pips

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ellij97, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. ellij97

    ellij97 New Egg

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    On day 21 and 22 we saw movement of a couple of eggs and may have heard a peep but we're now on day 24 and still no pips. Yesterday we did the float test on 1 egg and it showed there was a chick at full term still alive, first time incubating so don't know what to do, any advice?
     
  2. AzaleaOrpy

    AzaleaOrpy New Egg

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    Take a small mag light and candle them. Check for life that way. Sometimes if the temperature is too low the chick develops slowly. Also, if the humidity is too low, the chick may not be able to break out of the egg.
     
  3. ellij97

    ellij97 New Egg

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    Thanks for the reply We're keeping the humidity at 65 and the temperature tends to stay between 36.9 and 37.5, do you think they should have hatched by now
     
  4. ellij97

    ellij97 New Egg

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    I put a different thermometer in the incubator and it said it was only 35 degrees do have increased it do you think the chicks will still be alive
     

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