Help ASAP: I need help/advice on hatching eggs!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BaabyBoo1998, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. BaabyBoo1998

    BaabyBoo1998 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, so I'm hatching chicken eggs. [​IMG]
    It's already day 21, and I have not seen any signs or pipping, or heard any peeping coming from my eggs. [​IMG]
    They are fertile, and I candled them on day 18 to make sure they grew properly, and are alive-- witch they are. I REALLY need help and advice, because I do not want to kill my chicks [​IMG]
    I think that they have moved because when I came back from school, the eggs were in different spots. I am using a mini chick-bator from stomberg's chicks &' gamebird's website, which is:


    http://www.strombergschickens.com/product/Mini-Chick-Bator-Incubator/basic-incubators

    I only have two eggs left because one was infertile. This is my second time incubating chicks, but the other time, all of them died [​IMG]and I really need help. [​IMG]

    Thank You [​IMG]
     
  2. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Back away from the bator and sit on your hands. Did you get the humodity up at lockdown? Is the temp right?

    Just because it's day 21 doesn't mean they'll hatch on day 21, just means that's when they're due. Just like any other baby at due date,
     
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  3. WinklerFarms

    WinklerFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. babigyrl22

    babigyrl22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first hatch all hatched late. It's nerve wracking because you think something is wrong but just be patient and wait. Make sure the humity is up and try to ignore the bator.
     
  5. BaabyBoo1998

    BaabyBoo1998 Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe so. The temperature is at 100 and I believe the humidity is correct.
    On what day did your chicks hatch?
    Is it normal to not hear any peeping? They still havent even pipped their shell, and I'm getting kind of worried because last time, one of them drowned on the eggs yolk, while the other died because it couldn't get out of the shell.

    [​IMG]Hatching chicks is so nerve wrecking, yet exiting!! xD
     
  6. BaabyBoo1998

    BaabyBoo1998 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, it's almost the end of day 22 and I cannot hear any peeping. Also, the chicks have not pipped their egg shells yet .[​IMG] Besides that, I have not seen any movement, personally, but I do however think they are moving. [​IMG]

    Will it be safe to candle them tomorrow, on day 23 ?
    What is the longest time they will hatch ? [​IMG]
     
  7. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

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    wait at least till day 25
     
  8. BaabyBoo1998

    BaabyBoo1998 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. Thank You [​IMG]
     
  9. BaabyBoo1998

    BaabyBoo1998 Out Of The Brooder

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    In the end, all of my chicks died . [​IMG]
     
  10. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry to hear that. Did you open them to see what happened?

    Deb
     

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