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Eggs not hatching

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sami, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Sami

    Sami In the Brooder

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    My question is does cooler summer weather affect the hatching date? I am in Ontario Canada and the weather had been really cool this summer... Around 10 this morning. I put 12 eggs under my silkie on July 7 and today is day 24th and NOTHING is happening. So disappointed. Any thoughts?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

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    How big are the eggs? I didn't know a silkie could cover 12 eggs. In summer, the cool weather should help fertility rather than hurt it.
     
  3. Sami

    Sami In the Brooder

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    They are silkie eggs so she is able to cover them all. I did the water test last night and they all were low floaters which said that they were viable.... I was hoping that atleast 1 out of the 12 would have hatched :(
     

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