How long is too long?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by insmokesimage, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. insmokesimage

    insmokesimage In the Brooder

    Jan 26, 2013
    I had some eggs that were set to hatch February 25th. Eight of the 25 eggs hatched the day before and the rest are still in the bator. I have candled them, tapped them, floated them with all the same result.... Nothing! Should I hold on to hope and wait another day or discard them?

  2. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Songster

    Sep 24, 2012
    The coop
    Gently chip off egg shell at the big end and help them out. There is a great post bout helping chicks out by SallySunshine. In the search box look up Step By Step to Assisted Hatching. Hole this helps. :)

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