My Egg Hasnt Hatched...HELP

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gerardi, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Gerardi

    Gerardi In the Brooder

    Jun 15, 2010
    I was incubating eggs and come to find out i only had 1 that was making any progress. Well its hatch day was Sunday July 4.. It still hasnt hatched. I am afraid to touch it or open the lid.. What should i do?!?!

  2. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

    Mar 5, 2009
    Hornbeak, Tennessee
    Get a flashlight and shine it in there and look for pips. Can you hear any sound? I handle mine during hatch time and it hasn't hurt anything. I just don't leave the top off very long because it will loose heat and humidity. I've taken them out and put to my ear to listen for sound. A crunching sound almost like chewing or chirping. You may feel it move. What did you keep the temp at?

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