Figuring out hatch day

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jumeaugal, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. Jumeaugal

    Jumeaugal Just Hatched

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    This is my first time hatching. We have chickens at home but have never hatched. I decided to do some in my classroom. We set the eggs on a Monday, March 13 but it was at the end of the day, 2:30 pm. Should we expect pipping at the end of the day into Tuesday, April 4th?
     
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  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Usually I get pipping around the 19 and 20 day Mark and they hatch around the 21 and 22. You should expect pipping in the afternoon
     
  3. Jumeaugal

    Jumeaugal Just Hatched

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    Thank you, I was a little concerned when I didn't see anything this morning when we arrived at school. Will watch for it later in the afternoon
     
  4. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Have you candled to see if they developed
     
  5. Jumeaugal

    Jumeaugal Just Hatched

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    I candled on Friday before lockdown and they were where they were supposed to be.
     
  6. Jumeaugal

    Jumeaugal Just Hatched

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    This was on Thursday during our science lesson.
     
  7. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Usually, if your temps are correct and they are going to hatch you start seeing external pipping day 20 and hatching day 21. If temps have been on the cool side, it will delay hatch and if it's warmer it will cause early hatching.
     
  8. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    What day of incubation is this at? I don't see a decent size air cell?
     
  9. Jumeaugal

    Jumeaugal Just Hatched

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    What day of incubation is this at? I don't see a decent size air cell?[/quote

    Day 16/17 I can't remember the exact day
     
  10. Jumeaugal

    Jumeaugal Just Hatched

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    Temps have been 99.5/100 the entire time
     

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