How long?????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by laughaha, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. laughaha

    laughaha Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    I have some super dark eggs that I put in the incubator on 6-15. They should have started hatching on 7-6. I can't candle them as they are too dark. None are pipping or zipping or nothing. How much longer should I keep them before tossing? Oh- these were shipped eggs so I don't have that much hope for them.

    I just really don't want them to explode and kill the bantam eggs that are in with them (and about a week or two younger depending on which egg)
  2. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    I would sniff them. If they don't stink I'd leave them another day but don't hold out much hope at this point.
    Good luck!
  3. mycutekitties

    mycutekitties Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2009
    Modesto, California
    Quote:I agree. I would also like to add I would give them 2 more days.

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