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PLS HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by owedixo, May 13, 2016.

  1. owedixo

    owedixo Out Of The Brooder

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    So we hatched 6 Easter Egger eggs. Well 6 have already hatched and one is left. Today is day 21 and there are no cracks in it and I haven't heard it peep. Is there away to tell if it's dead? Should I leave it in the incubator for a few more days? What should I do?
     
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  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think most people give it another 24-48 hours before doing an eggtopsy and cleaning out the brooder. I'd remove the other chicks though, if you haven't already.
     
  3. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
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  4. owedixo

    owedixo Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks, all of my chicks are in the brooder and running space (don't worry it's also heated so they don't freeze) and the one egg is in the incubator still. But thanks! I'll keep watch for the egg!
     
  5. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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  6. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Some eggs take until Day 23 or even 24 to hatch but it isn't as common. Most eggs hatch around Day 20-22. I would wait a day or two longer before giving up. [​IMG]
     
  7. owedixo

    owedixo Out Of The Brooder

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    Well I think it will be fine I candle it on day 18 and saw a big air bubble and couldn't see anything else because it was a dark egg or it is alive and a late hatcher. I hope it hatched in a day or too! If not I'll try to keep you posted!
     
  8. owedixo

    owedixo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I candle it in the dark so I could see threw the dark egg and I could see its wing and its body! I think it is just a late hatcher. No cracks or a peep yet but my fingers are crossed! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  9. owedixo

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    I hate to say it but the chick didn't make it. The incubator gave out and it was at 67 degrees For a hour we were gone so no one could check on it. But all other 6 are doing fine and kicking it!
     
  10. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry to hear that. But at least you have six healthy ones!
     

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