newly hatched Chick age...best guess requested

Ginmary

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Background: Buff Orpington hen sitting on Serama eggs.

Chronology:
Wednesday nite (11/21/18): Candled: One egg all dark, thought it was bad but left it.
3 eggs all looking like maybe day 14 or 15 according to candling pictures online. All with movement.

Thursday: All eggs status quo, left for Thanksgiving and such.

Saturday (11/24): Came back around 2pm and found:
Bitsy.jpg

Bitsy's empty shell.jpg

This was the dark egg that I almost considered removing! (obvious newbie)
So, between Thursday afternoon and Saturday afternoon, what's your best guess on when the chick hatched. I included a pix of the empty shell if that helps. Chick was dry and fluffy

PS: All other 3 are still showing movement and the hen is still sitting.

Here's Buffy and Bitsy:
Buffy and Bitsy.jpeg
 

Chickassan

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I'm guessing the earlier side just due to it being in there with a broody. All the running under her and motherly fussing should have fluffed the chick fairly quickly agree on the tooth although iv'e never seen one stay past day 2.
Good point about the egg tooth, but they can fall off day 1 or day 4.
Was wondering about that it kinda looks wet still, but could be dried egg gunk.
 

Ginmary

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So I'm thinking the hatch was probably sometime later on Friday. Still was a nice Thanksgiving present! I hope the other 3 eggs do as well. Thank you all for your help.
 

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