Remind me what's the longest I might have to wait

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SusanJoM, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's Day 22 on 8 Silkie eggs.
    Nothin's happenin'

    Somehow that's the way I think it's gonna go, although I don't know why I feel that way since my last hatch was pretty darn good.

    But my question is: how long do I just keep leaving them before giving up? Day 24? Day 25?

    And, no, I didn't candle, so I don't know what was what anytime after I put them in...The temperature and humidity were fine through Day 18. On Day 19 I had a temp spike due to the hatcher being in the sun.

    Nothing else of any note. Eggs were shipped and came beautifully packed.

    Susan
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Me? I'd wait until day 24, then candle one to see if there's movement or if it's a clear. I hope they're just taking their time. [​IMG]
     
  3. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you....
    That's kinda what I thought, but I needed corroboration.

    I'll let you know...
    Susan
     

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