Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickendude1, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. chickendude1

    chickendude1 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 25, 2010
    Morganton North Carolina
    K i have some silkie eggs that are a day late. One chick hatch on day 20 and none have pipped or hatched since. Could this be a humidity problem. I had the temp at 100.00 the whole time. The humidty for the 18 days was 45%. When i put the eggs down for lockdown i put the humidity up to 70 %. Could the other eggs have drowned or what ???
  2. txmel

    txmel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2010
    boerne, tx
    i am an impatient hatcher usually by day 23 i will take the eggs that are left and hold them to my ear to see if i hear any peeping then i will candle the egg trying to be careful not to turn the egg from the position it was in, in the incubator. hope this helps. i have hatched silkies only once but they did take a little long to hatch.

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