no movement in the egg,

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bensteph821, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 6 silkie eggs in hatcher..day 21 tomorrow ..no movement at
    All but most are full eggs..can see chicks..no movement though ..is this not a good sign??
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not at all uncommon not to see movement late in the incubation period. The egg should be almost completely black except for the air cell. No movement at this stage is no indication of hatchability. Good Luck!
     
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  3. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good!Thanks!
     
  4. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of tortoises you have?
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One male and one female Russian and my sweet Wille, a female African spur-thighed (some call Sulcata). Willie even poops on a puppy pad! Who knew?
     
  6. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got one chick so far!!! And one pip!!!
     
  7. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Grats, it's like with a human baby, in the last few days they're getting into position ans resting to break thru, and frankly, no room left to move in.
     

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