How many days past 21 days??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lesliet, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok we are at day 23 and i still have 3 eggs not even pipping, on what day do you know hatch is over with?
     
  2. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've only had a few hatches-- I was told 'a few' days past 21. The max I've heard as an actual number was 25. I think a lot is personal preference. I've been doing 23 or 24-- it varied according to what day was dump day ( I don't open eggs to see what may or may not have gone wrong, and I don't want to accidentally find out in the compost pile-- I just late nature take it's course). I'd say, any time now that you want to finish the hatch should be fine.
    Had you candled these eggs to see if anything was going on?
     
  3. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 had 2 hatch on day 21, one on 22, and 1 this morning. So I will wait till tomorrow and then try to candle them, but with over active imagination I will see them moving [​IMG]
     

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