How long do I wait?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sarahbeth003, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. sarahbeth003

    sarahbeth003 Out Of The Brooder

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    2 of my 7 eggs hatched at 25 days. I have 2 more eggs with a movement and veins inside but it is 27 days. How long do I wait? Do I step in? Thanks for all your help!
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these duck eggs?
     
  3. sarahbeth003

    sarahbeth003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry I should have said! Ooops! They are chickens
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    There's not much you can do until they pip and try hatching themselves. I personally would wait until there are no movement before I gave up totally. I'd probably candle and see if either of the two have internally pipped. It sounds as though you may have had a low average temp during incubation or a power failure? At 27 days it's amazing they are still moving, not impossible, just not a norm.
     
  5. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Hmmmm, got to be a temperature problem---real low. All my eggs that are going to hatch---have hatched by late day 21, but if all have not hatched I wait till day 22 to open----if I got a couple that have pipped but have not finished hatching---I break them out and leave them in the incubator for a few more hours. With your situation---I would toss them. If you are the curious type---break them open and see whats going on----check your thermometer before trying another batch.
     
  6. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are these under a hen?Or is on a INcubator?
     

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