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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cutiechick, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. cutiechick

    cutiechick Just Hatched

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    On what day do you discard eggs that didn't hatch?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    There's no hard and fast rule. Personally, I give them until day 24. Have you been candling your eggs to see if the eggs were viable?
     
  3. cutiechick

    cutiechick Just Hatched

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    I'm on day 25 but on one I can hear it pecking again. I candled the eggs and they all were growing nicely.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    If they are showing signs of life, then leave them alone. I'm sure the incubating gurus will be along to give further advice, should it be needed.
     
  5. cutiechick

    cutiechick Just Hatched

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    I finally gave up as the egg had no more pecking or movement. I opened it up and it was fully formed, the yolk all gone. Not sure why it died[​IMG] We had only 1 chick hatch out of 12 this time.
     

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