Hatching tomorrow?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by morgakl2, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. morgakl2

    morgakl2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Jul 24, 2011
    My 9 silkie eggs are due to hatch tomorrow. I'm really only expecting < 3 to make it. I candled on day 14 and most looked like they were stuck on day 8 (according to that great candling thred on BYC). I didn't candle on day 18. I was hoping to hear peeping or see pips by now, but no luck. I was affriad of temperature spiking up to 102+, so I've had the temperature set at about 97 with spikes at 99.8. I hope this means they will hatch late instead of not hatch at all. Please your cross your fingers and hope that I at least get one baby. By the way, I don't remember which BYC forum member wrote this, "If eggs weren't forgiving, chickens would be endangered," but thank you who ever came up with it. It makes me feel better.
     
  2. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
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  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    [​IMG] Wishing you good luck!!
     
  4. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Eggs in general are forgiving. My best hatch and first hatch I had a 1hr 112*F temp spike... 13 out of 24+or- hatched!!!
     
  5. morgakl2

    morgakl2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today is suppose to be hatching day. No signs of anything. This is sad. How long should I wait before I toss them out? Monday? Tuesday?
     

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