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HEN DIED EGGS NOT HATCHING

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mustafa khan, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. mustafa khan

    mustafa khan New Egg

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    HI there guys my Broody hen on eggs died due to desease on day 18 of eggs and now its day 22 i fixed a bulb for incubation but eggs are not still hatching iam worried about them plz help me[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]what to do ?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here but I'm sorry it's not under better circumstances and that you have lost your hen. How do you have the bulb set up? Is it in a box with the eggs or over a box which contains the eggs? I would first suggest that you candle the eggs and check for signs of life within them.
     
  3. mustafa khan

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    how would i know that they are alive ?
     
  4. mustafa khan

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    how would i know that they are alive ?
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

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    You can shine a flash light into the eggs from the fat end of them and you should see any development. At this stage of incubation the eggs should be pretty full of chick but if there is life you should see movement or possibly hear cheeping if they have pipped into the air sac.
    Check out this link on candling ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...g-candling-pics-progression-though-incubation

    Have you been able to keep any kind of humidity around the eggs?
     
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  6. mustafa khan

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    NO .. i didnt know about that <humidity>
     
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  7. mustafa khan

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    according to the candling lnk my eggs are like day 18
     
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  9. mustafa khan

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    not able to see clear
     
  10. mustafa khan

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    ithink they maybe Died[​IMG]
     

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