How long do I wait?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HickChick Wannabe, May 14, 2010.

  1. HickChick Wannabe

    HickChick Wannabe In the Brooder

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    This is my first hatch and 7 chicks are out and healthy; they'd finished hatching by Wednesday evening. But there's one egg still in there and it was much bigger than the rest. Is it a lost cause? Or can the really big eggs take that much longer and still be okay?

    Thanks!
     

  2. nittanyxi

    nittanyxi Songster

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    chicks can hatch up until day 24. On day 24 if there is no pip or sign of momement I would candel it to see if it still looks viable before you crack it open.
     

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