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how far apart do eggs hatch in the same set?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkies4penny, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. silkies4penny

    silkies4penny Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 23, 2011
    Fayetteville, WV
    I have one chick that hatched last night at 5. it Pipped about 8 yesterday morning. I have 5 other eggs that made it to lockdown, but no others have even pipped yet. I am on day 22 until 8 tonight, then starting day 23. when do I quit?
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  2. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

    Sep 28, 2011
    Byhalia, MS
    I would wait 1 more day at least, on my last hatch I had one pip and hatch on day 23. I was having problems keeping my temp stable, I think that's what happened with mine. Good luck, hope they start pipping soon!! [​IMG]
  3. brittonia18

    brittonia18 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 3, 2014
    I was wondering if the rest of your five ever hatched? I'm going through the exact same thing
  4. VTcreamlegbars

    VTcreamlegbars Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2014
    Yes, interested in knowing how yours did too! Have one hatched with four others not even pipped 24 hrs later.

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