eggs done? wait longer?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thegibbys, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. thegibbys

    thegibbys Out Of The Brooder

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    We set 35 eggs in the incubator March 17 th late in the afternoon. We had one hatch out during the night last night, April 8-9, I candeled a few eggs last night and there was movement. But no more hatching today. How much longer should leave the eggs in the incubator?
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I keep mine in till day 28. My Jersey Giant chick hatched day 26. Hope something good will happen!
     
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  3. thegibbys

    thegibbys Out Of The Brooder

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    we had 2 more hatch, on day 25 and day 26, neither of them lived, in fct we found the one on day 26 when we were going to clean out the eggs. it had pipped but not zipped and it was shrink wrapped. we did open all the others but we had plenty of fully developed chicks that looks like they should have hatched. I think it was a humidity issue. to much to little, idk, we used a different bator this time, we will not be using it again. uuuugggg!
     

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