Small Embryo on Lock down Will it hatch?

SilkiePuff

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Okay guys, here is a stupid question and normally I don't ask since this is the first time i'm doing silkies and the first time I've run into this i will ask

out of 5 fertile eggs 2 were quiters and I tossed them.. but the 3 remaining are due to hatch tues or wed... this week
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I did one last candle tonight to ensure they are still moving and etc.. well

2 of the eggs are as black as they come inside, all I can see is the air sack which is great that just means that the babies are fully developed and will be able to hatch no problems..
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but egg number 3 has A LOT OF LIGHT still going through.. he/she is super small tiny and yes he/she is moving, but i'm worried that he/she is still very under developed to hatch on time..
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what should I expect.. i'm hoping the peeper will hatch, but if she/he does i'm a sucker for babies and don't want the little guy to die after hatching either.. anyone think the fellow will make it.. or should I just expect him/her not to hatch at all ?
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shelleyd2008

the bird is the word
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I would say it probably won't, I've had a few that did that. One even went 4-5 days after due date still developing, and I thought it was going to make it. But unfortunately it didn't, the yolk only lasts so long
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Usually within days of my noticing that one is not as developed as it 'should' be I'll check it again and find it has quit.
 

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