my eggs are not hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mycountrycabin, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have had my eggs in the incubater for bout 3 weeks and they still are not hatching. What should i do?
     
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Have you candled them to see if they have pipped the air cell?
     
  3. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is gonna sound stupid but how do you candle an egg?
     
  4. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what does piped mean because mine are the same way i know how to candle though just take a realy bright light under the egg and see if they re is a chick.
     
  5. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    If the chick hasn't pipped the air cell it will show a empty space at the large end of the egg.
     
  6. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok ill check now
     
  7. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    What day are your eggs on?
     
  8. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wat will it look like if it has pipped
     
  9. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    day 21 or later
     
  10. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    You should be able to see the chicks beak in the air cell. Can you hear any tapping from inside the egg? Some times you can hear the chick peeping too.
     

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