How long should I leave eggs in the incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KCA farms, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. KCA farms

    KCA farms Out Of The Brooder

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    We are hatching some eggs and some are three days past the due date, but they still haven't pipped. We candled them and they are really dark. Are they delayed because it was kind of cold? Please give me some answers.
     
  2. shannondee12

    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had eggs hatch up to a full week after the expected hatch date. I attribute that to the loss of power a few times. At one point, I had given up and cracked one to see what was the problem and it was alive, just not ready to hatch yet. 2 days later, the rest hatched.
     
  3. KCA farms

    KCA farms Out Of The Brooder

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    No power outages, thanks.
     

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