no chicks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenmadnessainmind, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. chickenmadnessainmind

    chickenmadnessainmind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody has been sitting for 22 days and there is still no chicks? the eggs seem to be cold and no pips either, there is definitely development in them do you think they have died in the shell, should i leave them or crack one of them open and see whats going on? cheers..
     
  2. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would personally leave them for a couple more days and see what happens.

    Wishing you luck [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenmadnessainmind

    chickenmadnessainmind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will leave them a few more days, im doubtful but hopefully they might hatch?! it is her first time hatching eggs, and she was brilliant she only got off the next for 10 minutes a day and would go back on them, but they seem to be cold..
     
  4. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like she did everything right. Maybe they were duds. But I think there is still a chance.

    Wish you the best!
     
  5. chickenmadnessainmind

    chickenmadnessainmind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good thing i did leave them! i went out to have a look and low and behold there was a pip will let you know how it goes,cheers
     
  6. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY!
     
  7. chickenmadnessainmind

    chickenmadnessainmind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish i didn't check them until later on in the day as the curiosity is getting to me!aaahh [​IMG] i will have to go for a long LONG walk to take my mind of them, thanks for all the support guys.
     
  8. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome!!!!! [​IMG] keep us posted on the progress!!!
     
  9. chickenmadnessainmind

    chickenmadnessainmind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks ''smchickfarm'' if you didn't confirm my thoughts who knows?! [​IMG] I had everybody running together and split them up three weeks before she started collecting eggs''Thinking they would be all pure'', But guess what i have a silkie chick with ten pink toes!![​IMG] she's so cute, there are 4 more pipped and she only has six under her so maybe a full hatch could be on the way?! [​IMG]
     
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  10. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aw, so happy for you!!!!![​IMG] You will have to post a pic of her!!!!!!!!

    Congrats on the great hatch!!! [​IMG]
     

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