Day19 and NOTHING yet! Should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by momsflock, May 3, 2011.

  1. momsflock

    momsflock Out Of The Brooder

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    I am on day 19 and there is no action in my bator. No wiggling, pipping, nothing. When should I be worried?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Noooo! Don't worry at all! Remember, that is just lockdown. Hatch date is day 21. [​IMG]

    Oh the waiting is just soooo hard! [​IMG]
     
  3. momsflock

    momsflock Out Of The Brooder

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    WHEW! It is my very first hatch, so there is still so much to learn! what if nothing happens on day 21?
     
  4. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope! Nothing to worry about yet. If your temperatures were right on track they start hatching on day 21, if they were a little high then 19-20, or if they were a little low it could be 22-24!

    I have some that day 21 was on monday and they didn't start hatching until Monday! I have 6 out and a 9 eggs left in there. No pips in them yet so they will stay for a little while longer to see what happens.
     
  5. cuntryuppiechick

    cuntryuppiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had nothing til day 23. It was low humidity. I thought for sure something went wrong and I was going to clean the incubator when a lady happened to mention that she had eggs hatch on day 28 and they were all fine. Good luck!
     
  6. Silkie horsechick

    Silkie horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day #20 and CAN'T STAND IT !!!

    I candled a few (amature that I am) and I fear the worst for a couple, but definitely something in the couple I looked at!
     
  7. Silkie horsechick

    Silkie horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    boy, I hope I don't have to wait 28 days.
    I won't make it.
     
  8. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm on day 19 and the waiting is so hard. last hatch they didn't start til day 22 and finished on day 24. i think my temps were a little low that time. so it varies. good luck. i'm sending happy hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
     

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