I think we are done over here

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Suess hens, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Suess hens

    Suess hens Songster

    May 4, 2008
    Altadena, CA
    No pips. On day 24, and I haven't seen movement since this morning. I have been trying to hold out for something, but I think I must have done something wrong.
  2. Karlachix

    Karlachix Songster

    Apr 21, 2008

  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    was your temps low? I would hold the egg up to my ear and see if you can hear it tapping on the egg. Have you candled them?
  4. Suess hens

    Suess hens Songster

    May 4, 2008
    Altadena, CA
    My last candle was on day 18/19 (I have two sets put in a day apart). All were doing well, all dark on one EE, and brown eggs were all dark, I saw one with movement.
    They are in my classroom, so I think I will come in tomorrow and check on them. If nothing, then I will bring home and decide if I do an egg-topsy.
    I think I may try again at home, get a different, non-school district incubator. I may also go to the feed store this weekend and pick up two little ones for the kids to have in the room until Spring Break.
  5. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    I think having chicks in the classroom is a great idea!
    Sorry to hear about your loss, but it happens to everyone at some point.
    Good luck with the future hatches, and buy some pretty chicks!

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