First Hatch! Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by abbey, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. abbey

    abbey Hatching

    Dec 12, 2008
    SW Florida
    We just hatched our first hatch. So far, 12 out of 18. Cute as can be! The first one came right at day 21 and now we are on to day 23 and just got number 12. We have 6 eggs left unhatched. We used eggs from several kinds of chickens, some of our own and some we got from a farm. We candled on day 14 and all 18 were good. All of the smaller eggs hatched, but the bigger eggs didn't. Is this a coincidence or was something off (ie, temp/humidity)? Do the bigger eggs take longer to hatch?
  2. brkuk

    brkuk Songster

    Jan 6, 2009
    Howell, Mi
    My largest egg of 11 hatched last over a 2 day diffrence from start to finish. we had silkies, white rocks, barred rocks and cochins. Just give it time.

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