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Day 24...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dgkatz, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. dgkatz

    dgkatz Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, how much longer would you give it? I did verify movement in one at day 20. No pips or anything as of yet
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    well if it was me and i was shre there were no pips or anything I would try to candle or sniff or something but would give them another day
     
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these chicken eggs? I had chicken eggs hatch four days late. Candle them and see if there is any movement.
     
  4. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would have said to discard...but you saw movement? Can you see anything anymore?
     
  5. dgkatz

    dgkatz Out Of The Brooder

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    I hate to keep candling but I just checked again and there is still movement in there.
     
  6. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holy Jumpin'! Does anyone know if they risk running out of air sac if they stay too long in shell? Does the air sac completely deplete, or self-generate from air? It must be because my situation is somewhat similar to yours (first hatch, day 23, nothing) that I keep wondering how things are going for you!

    Laura
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Maybe your temps and humidity were alittle low and they are taking longer. If you have seen movement just have patience.
     
  8. dgkatz

    dgkatz Out Of The Brooder

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    can there be issues with lack of oxygen when the hatch gets delayed like this?
     
  9. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dgkatz, do you hear any peeping?

    I think they're not using air sac rapidly till they penetrate it and you hear the peep? I really don't know though. I'm learning from your experiences.

    Laura
     
  10. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm assuming in this case that no news is not good news?

    Still have fingers crossed.

    Laura
     

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