They have hatched!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rubenmarquez23, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. rubenmarquez23

    rubenmarquez23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I have been waiting for this moment all of my life lol so far I have seen 5 chicks out of 14, so how long should I wait to see if the others have hatched and discard eggs that didn't? And the hen is still sitting.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    CONGRATS!!!! [​IMG] I'm not experienced with hens, but when incubating, (of course everyone's opinions on this differs) most give them at least a couple days if not more past "hatch day". I would think if she's still sitting that's a good sign there might be more on their way to hatching. I'd probably wait until she starts coming off the nest and then check the remaining eggs before discarding. I could be wrong though.
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Do you have any idea how many days worth of eggs there are?
     
  4. rubenmarquez23

    rubenmarquez23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I have made my calculations of hatching day for tomorrow the 5th so you may be right about some still hatching
     
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