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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tsagirl, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Songster

    Dec 9, 2007
    So I have a question for anyone....
    I am on day 22
    I candled the last and only one I have left in the bator and it has not pipped though the air cell...but it is still breathing in the egg(you can see it looking from the top)
    what would you do?? Should I toss?
    Thanks all!
  2. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    I know next to nothing about hatching, as I just have my first batch in the bator, but I would think that if you can see it breathing, you should not toss it. It is just a slow developer. I think there is a sticky thread at the top of the incubating section that details the "whens" of intervention in hatching. I'm sure it will have great info for you, until someone else responds with more experience. Good luck!
  3. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    I'd leave it. Sometimes they develope a little slower.

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