Just one pip

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bstarr20, May 28, 2012.

  1. bstarr20

    bstarr20 Songster

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    I set my eggs the evening of the 7th. Silkies/Showgirls from my flock slready have a few hatched. They seem to start on about day19? Bought Barnie eggs and had them shipped but only have 1 chip from 1 egg? Been like that since yesterday. Any ideas? I'm gonna wait it out since its a full 21 days this evening.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Sometimes eggs hatch earlier than day 21. I had one hen who hatched her eggs after 18 days every time. She was a bantam crossed with a ??
     

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