On day 20..and starting to worry(updated with bad news)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thechickman04, May 18, 2008.

  1. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    tomorrow will be day 18 on my RIR hatching eggs...do i turn them tomorrow or stop today?
     
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  2. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always turn mine on day 18, then they have 19-21 to position themselves for hatching.
     
  3. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    should i hatch with the eggs carton method or stick to the normal method
     
  4. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put em the carton. I loved it. I didnt turn mine on 18. Mine hatched 19 and 20.
     
  5. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is day 19 i turned them yesterday morning for the last time...nothing going on yet no pips or peeps...oh yea and i decided to use the normal hatch method not the egg carton
     
  6. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is day twenty and im really starting to get nervous...i havent had a pip or a peep yet...does most people start getting some action on day 20
     
  7. large and in charge

    large and in charge Out Of The Brooder

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    you just have to think positive
    and hopefully every thing will
    work out
     
  8. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thankks for those wonderful words caleb
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    If your temps were running low they could just be running a few days late. Some people on here have had them not hatch until day 25!
     
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Didn't see your post earlier. I was going through the same process. Now I have a chick and a pip and we're almost to day 21 [​IMG]

    You'll get some action soon!!
     

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