eggs hatch.. i have qeustion

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by woogie g3, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chirping

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    alright this is the first ime i have incubated eggs. i keep temps. at about 100 and i keep water trays full. and i have 32 egss in incubator and on day 18 i stoped turning them and today is day 20 and NONE OF THEM have even started peeping or pipeing. are they dead?? or are they going to hatch soon:([​IMG]
     
  2. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Songster

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    No they should start pipping on day 21 [​IMG]
    nothin' to worry about. [​IMG]
     
  3. barred-rocks-rock

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  4. orionburn

    orionburn Songster

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    21 days is the average. Let 'em be and give them a couple of more days. The waiting stinks, but don't give up. [​IMG]
     
  5. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Songster

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    You are not alone! Today is day 21 for three little eggs o' mine too... It's my birthday today too... Please hatch little babies!!! [​IMG]:fl:fl

    Keep us posted!
     
  6. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Songster

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Got my fingers crossed for both of you guys!!
     
  7. LaurenM23

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    The 21 days is just a rule of thumb...mine pipped on Day 19 and hatched on Day 20. Some seem to be early-birds (har har) and others just like to take their time. Maybe you'll have a chilled out crew! [​IMG]
     
  8. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chirping

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    oh my gosh now it the beginning of day 21 and still no action. im really scared no ones going to hatch.
     
  9. orionburn

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    Don't panic just yet. What time of the day did you set the eggs, and what day was it? The clock should technically start when you set the eggs. If you set them at 6pm on a Friday then at 6pm the following friday it would have been 7 days.

    Did you have any issues with the temperature dipping down? That or opening the bator can cause delays in hatching.
     
  10. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chirping

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    well i have atoumatic turner so i never really had to open it and im pretty sure the temp staid good. but i never got a good thermometer all i had in there is the lil cheap ones that come with it. and i set them on a friday at about 4pm so in a couple hours it will be 21 days and no action.
     

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