Silkie egg hatching over due plz help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by buckhuntr2427, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. buckhuntr2427

    buckhuntr2427 Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkie has been laying on her eggs sense nov. 16 and now it has been 23 days how long should I wait till I know its a no go? Plz help
     
  2. chiqita

    chiqita Overrun With Chickens

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    can you candle her eggs and see if they have chicks in them? That would be your best bet. Chick s under hens can take longer expecially if its cold where she is. If the egg has a chance at hatchign it should be dark and full of chick. It will be more clear if it has no chick in it.
     
  3. buckhuntr2427

    buckhuntr2427 Out Of The Brooder

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    can even see through the egg when i candle it and there very heavy
     
  4. buckhuntr2427

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    Its all black when i candle it
     
  5. chickencrazy999

    chickencrazy999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm can u see any ovement in the egg
     
  6. buckhuntr2427

    buckhuntr2427 Out Of The Brooder

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    No, no sound no movement and today is day 24 if im calculating right
     

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