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is this normal?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fowl32, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. fowl32

    fowl32 Out Of The Brooder

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    I put 15 white silkie eggs into my incubator.

    At day 7 i candeled them, 5 were not fertile and so i threw them out.

    at day 14 i candeled again 3 more had blood ring and had died early on so i threw thos out.

    On the 18th day i took the remaining 7 eggs off the turner and set them in the bottom of the incubator.

    today is 19th day, when should i expect to notice the pipping to begin, and should the eggs have movement yet (no pipping no movement )
     
  2. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Silkies usually hatch half way through day 20 through day 21. It can vary depending on temps. Too high they might hatch sooner and too low later. I wouldn't be concerned yet. Some pip and hatch quickly. Others can take a full day after they pip. Try and relax.[​IMG] My husband thinks hatching chicks is more stressful than giving birth!
     
  3. P0U1TRYP3RS0N

    P0U1TRYP3RS0N Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't worry. Mine didn't pip until day 20 and 21. They started chirping a few hours before they pipped. Keep us updated!!!
     
  4. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
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    I take my eggs out of the turner the night of the 18th day
    or the morning of the 19th day.

    My silkies never pip until day 21 [​IMG]

    They hatch the night of day 21 into the morning of 22.
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2008
  5. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies :

    I take my eggs out of the turner the night of the 18th day
    or the morning of the 19th day.

    My silkies never pip until day 21 [​IMG]

    They hatch the night of day 21 into the morning of 22.


    I second that!​
     

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