Still shaking

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by championny, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. championny

    championny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my eggs are on Day 21 and still moving, but not as much as before. i have about 5 now that look like they are ready, but no cheeps or pips. What gives? I guess this batch is going to be difficult one me.

    I took a nap earlier so I will be up for quite some time [​IMG] and hoping these guys start coming soon! [​IMG]
     
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    I've been reading the incubating and hatching threads, and you might want to keep an eye on them just in case they can't get out. I'll try to find the thread I saw, I guess sometimes there can be a problem with the humidity or the shell lining whatever where it can be too tough for the chicks to break through. From what I've read (I might be wrong, I've NEVER hatched before!) when there's decreased movement and everything there *MAY* be a problem. I think the thread might be in the FAQ, let me check!!! Good luck, hopefully someone more knowledgeable will answer!!!
     
  3. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Day 21 is not an absolute. You will find some do not hatch until day 22 - 23.
     

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