Help! Eggs were moving then stopped!! Edit: PIPPING!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenPeep, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    7 out of 14 of my eggs started shaking back and forth like they are starting to hatch. Then, they mostly stopped. Now i only see one egg move occaisonally. Im on day 17, and no, i am not amigining (sp?) things! Are they just resting? Do i need to do something?
     
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  2. Faerytalefarm

    Faerytalefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm sure they are resting...
     
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    i think they are tooo... i just tend to really freak out and rely on help from other people!
     
  4. Faerytalefarm

    Faerytalefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Ya all the hatching info was sending me into panic mode!
     
  5. Wolftalk

    Wolftalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I swear that my eggs took naps. It toatally freaked me out. But a few hours later they started wiggling again! they will be fine! good luck!
     
  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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  7. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    They stopped! i last saw them move about 6:50 this morning. But, i've been at school. They first started monday morning. No pips yet. Could they have died? When will they pip? Im freaking out! i need some incouragement. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Currently, only 1 is moving. Are the others just sleeping?!??!!
     
  9. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they shipped eggs and chicken? Chicken usually take 21 unless your incubator is running warm! Hang in there [​IMG] ! Have you candled them for movement [​IMG] ? [​IMG]
     
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  10. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    No, some are my eggs and some are from a kind freind. NOT shipped. Chicken eggs. They started moving yesterday! Would it really take 4 more days? Well.. i did candle them and even the moving ones had a little yolk.

    My oldest one is 2 days older. i candled it and the air cell has sloped and im pretty sure i saw internal pipping! I also saw movement like the chick was kicking the air cell membrane. [​IMG]
    Im just worried i killed them. I kinda have a tendancy to do that. [​IMG]

    Oh, and along with seeing a little yolk, i saw a little movement and the eggs are rocking!!
     
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