Is there hope?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenmom64, May 16, 2011.

  1. chickenmom64

    chickenmom64 New Egg

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    Hello All!

    A little less than 50% of my eggs hatched on days 20 and 21. Now at day 24 no more action for the remaining eggs, which looked exactly like the eggs that hatched when I candled them. Is there hope for any of these? Should I remain patient or give up on them?
     
  2. ICallMyselfCherie'

    ICallMyselfCherie' Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi there!

    Just to make sure, these are chicken eggs, right? (Just in case it was another kind of bird with a slightly different incubation period.)

    When you candled them, did you see any movement at all?
     
  3. aprille218

    aprille218 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If these are chicken eggs I would re-candle them if nothing moving then I'd open small holes in the air sac end of the eggs to see if anything is still alive.
    Aprille
     
  4. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
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    I'd wait a day and then follow the advice suggested so far. Good luck! Oh, and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] to both of you!
     

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