how long do you keep the eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by iluvwyandottes, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. iluvwyandottes

    iluvwyandottes Out Of The Brooder

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    in the incubator. my hatch is22 days and how long should i keep them just to make sure they wont hatch?
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I Have read on here people getting chicks on like day 24 or 25
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Did you candle on day 18 to see if things were developing? If the temps and humidity have been low in your incubator I would not give up til atleast day 25. I've had hatches before on day 25 from low temps and humidity issues.
     
  4. iluvwyandottes

    iluvwyandottes Out Of The Brooder

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    i had candled every other day they were growing but at day 20 they stopped and there was no movement or chirping
     

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