How long should I leave the remainder in the incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Baizer84, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Baizer84

    Baizer84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hatch was Thursday but there are still eight eggs in my incubator. I'm kind of upset because there are several of a few rare breeds remaining. They haven't pipped yet and it's now been four days. How much longer should I leave them?


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  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry. Were these shipped eggs? Shipped eggs are hard to get a great hatch rate. You could candle them and see if there is any movement or you can also do a float test and if they float they aren't going to hatch. Then do a egg-autopsy.
     
  3. Baizer84

    Baizer84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Shipped eggs.


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