How long should I wait?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SadieSue, May 15, 2011.

  1. SadieSue

    SadieSue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2010
    Tacoma, WA
    After candling, 9 "good" eggs went into lock down last Tuesday. Temperature on the Brinsea had remained steady throughout hatching and I followed instructions to the letter for humidity. On Thursday, day 20, the first hatched. Since then I've had 5 more hatch. Today is day 23. 3 eggs left in the incubator with no signs of pipping although at lock down there was lots of movement inside the egg. How long should I wait before I give up and toss the last three? I'm a little sad for them, but am very happy about my 6 healthy, fluffy, curious chicks in the brooder.
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    If it were me, I would consider the hatch complete.

    Good job on the 6!!

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