How many days over?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eksterhuis, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. eksterhuis

    eksterhuis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many days over the due date do you keep the incubator running with eggs in? I have 9 left out of 40 which were due yesterday... One is pipping now, but there is no movement in the others, 3 of them are all silkies (the only silkies I had in there) just wondering if they take a little longer to hatch? They were all candled and viable before lock down.

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  2. java girl 2

    java girl 2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I WAIT 3-4 DAYS BEFORE I TRASH THE EGGS
     
  3. eksterhuis

    eksterhuis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will top up the water then and keep the humidity up! I have only used broody hens up till now who leave when they think it is right!
     

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