I've seen this question... but not the answer... when do you give-up??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fancie, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Fancie

    Fancie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many days after the hatch day do you give up on your eggs???
     
  2. elliemay0305

    elliemay0305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well they should hatch at day 21 but most people let them go until day 25 or 28. candle them. see what it look slike. youll know more then if you should keep them or not.
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would say wait till at least day 24 and if I handnt seen anything take them out and listen to them , sniff them and candle them and see if I see movement or healthy looking viens or anything then I might be tempeted to give them another day.
    Good luck
     
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    my magic number is give them 3 extra days..
     
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    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

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  6. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    IM glad i wasnt drinking my coffe yet I would have snorted it out my nose .
     
  7. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    I saw that cartoon in the early 1970's.. it was funny then and it still is.. thanks for refreshig my memory..[​IMG] ..[​IMG]
     
  8. the_eagle69

    the_eagle69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Most days i feel like that bird. day 23 for me
     

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