I need help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenlover222, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. chickenlover222

    chickenlover222 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 8, 2009
    Brown Summit
    i am hatching black copper marans, turkeys, pheasants, and guineas.
    I know how long it takes for the turkeys, pheasants and guineas to hatch
    but i dont know how long it takes the black copper maran chickens to hatch,
    I know it takes a chicken 21 days to hatch but its been almost 4 weeks and i was wondering
    if they took a little longer because they egg is about the size of a duck egg. There is activity in these eggs but nothing is hatching
    Humidity, Temperature, and everything is set right.
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    I don't know about BCM eggs but I think four weeks is a long time. Are you sure you still see movement? Sounds like they might have quit. [​IMG] Sorry.
  3. SarahIrl

    SarahIrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2010
    West Cork, Ireland
    I thought ALL chickens are 21 days??
  4. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    Should be about 21-23 days.
    If you still see movement that is a good sign [​IMG]

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