I'm So Sad!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hollymh, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

    Feb 8, 2009
    I had moving happy dancing eggs for the last three days now, and suddenly they have stopped... I have seen a few wiggles here and there from one of them, but I'm so upset! [​IMG] I will leave them a few more days, but I'm so dissapointed, I just knew they were ready to hatch by all their dancing!
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2009
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    When I had my broody, my hen was clucking to her eggs on day 20 then it all stopped.

    One had developed but didn't make it out of the shell.

    I hope you get some pips soon.
  3. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Don't give up. The rocking stops because they need longer naps when the actual breaking out occurs. I have given up taking the rocking and rolling as an indicator. I can't hear as well as I once could and the noise of the fan also buffers the peep so I don't let not hearing peeping bother me either. If you temps were right, you humidity was in the ballpark and your eggs were fertile, they will hatch.

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