help with late hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tingle, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. tingle

    tingle Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    Hi I set some serama and silkie eggs it is now day 22 a serama hatched this morning and one of the silkies was cheeping The cheeping has stopped and I opened the egg the chick was dead and the beak and soles of feet going white I assume it drowned and I cant help feeling sorry I couldnr help it,It was an enormous perfect looking chickTwo more eggs sound like a crunching sound inside as though something is moving but no question is how long should I leave them until I give up on them I have 4 more serama (looked ok on candling but no noise from them) and 7 more silkies including the 2 sounding like movement,what is the longest time in days before I should call it a day Thanks
  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    I ahve seen people on here that have had some hatch on day 26!![​IMG]

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