How long to wait on overdue eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrazedCowgirl, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. CrazedCowgirl

    CrazedCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!

    I have a set of eggs that were due to hatch on March 23rd, today is March 29th. I had 2 hatch yesterday and most of the eggs are still alive and have movement.

    My main question is how long do I wait until calling it quits?


    The temps have been a little weird here in Oregon and I know that there was at least one day that my temps were low so that would slow development but I'm not sure if it would really slow it by a week.
     
  2. llriggs27

    llriggs27 Just Hatched

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    My chicken eggs were due to hatch on the 26th, just a few minutes ago the first one pipped. If they are still moving, you still stand a chance. I'd wait it out a bit longer
     

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