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Live over due eggs!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HaileysHenHouse, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. HaileysHenHouse

    HaileysHenHouse In the Brooder

    Mar 13, 2016
    Hi everybody,
    I have some silkie eggs in my incubator and I took them out of the turner last Friday and they were sapost to hatch on Monday and they still haven't hatched but there still alive I candled them today. They haven't pipped externally yet I'm not sure about inside for some but what should I do or what do you think will happen?

  2. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Songster

    Oct 29, 2012
    Tyro-Lexington, NC
    Was your temperatures steady during incubation? If temps are low it can slow the development and hatch. If they are still alive then just give them some more time.
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    I have had an egg or two hatch on day 25 and the chicks were completely fine, so give them time and [​IMG]

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