Do I need to intervene? Heard chirping 36+ hours ago....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sarahstrz, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. sarahstrz

    sarahstrz Hatching

    Apr 5, 2018
    Hello! I have two viable eggs that are on day 23 in my incubator. Around Monday, 4/2, one egg in-particular was shaking/moving around a little. I also *think* I heard a little chirp.

    On Tuesday evening, 4/3 (technically the 21 day mark), I heard more chirping from the same egg and some more rocking motion. I did not observe any pip/cracks in shell.

    Wednesday, 4/4-- no movement or chirping that I could observe, but I also work away from home most of the day. No cracks upon examination when shining a light into my incubator.

    Thursday- nothing; no cracks in shell, etc. Do I need to intervene? I'm afraid too much time has elapsed between the chirping, no pip and no movement....please help!

    *I have not opened the incubator since lock down and have not picked up eggs to observe them*
  2. Country_Boy

    Country_Boy In the Brooder

    Apr 3, 2018
    South Africa

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