Ok I am sick over this. (I know you all know the feeling) Waited 3 weeks, today is the day..... 1 egg cracked an X last night, that X is not one speck different today, over 15 hours later.... sighhhhhhh, this morning I see a second egg with a TINY X. But not one egg is rolling, not one egg is saying a word. Its DEAD silent in my bator. Never ever a single peep has come from this thing.... I had what appeared to be 7 good fertile eggs on lockdown on day 18. I didn`t check my temp for a few days because I wasn`t home, but when I did get home it was at 101. I have a forced air with an automatic egg turner... did that fry my eggs? That was about day 10.... on day 18 they seemed normal. Anyway I have a heck of a time hatching eggs. I get them to the end then I get only dead chicks in the shell..... or if they try to hatch I have sticky, sticky chicks. I kept my humidity at 40% most times but once in a while it dropped to about 28%. On the night of day 18 going into day 19, I put the humidity to 70%... thats where it is now.... and dead silent. Normally I would open up the lid take out the egg with the big X and help it out. This time I swore I would not open the bator. I`m usually terrible about opening up the lid and do it way too often. This time I put a big piece of tape on the lid and tapped it to the base on day 18. Just to keep me honest... but its killing me. I think i lost that baby with the big X. It was a porcelain silkie..... sighhhhhh.... I am wondering if I should rip that tape off and say nuts to it all and start pulling those kids out of the shell. I`m guessing you can see, hear or feel my desperation...... What would you suggest I do?