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Unhatched Egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marymac, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 5 of my 6 BLRW eggs hatch yesterday. Today the 6 th egg is still unhatched. I don't want to fool with it too much. My silky is still sitting on it. i did take a little peek at it and it had like a whiteish oval spot on one side. What does this mean. I didn't candle any of them ever. How long should I wait, and should I try candling now?
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    If the hen is sitting on them she will know when enough is enough.
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    might be a late bloomer the hen will probly get up when she decides its no good , WHEN she does that on her own you can go check the egg if you want.
     
  4. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what days the egg on?
     
  5. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I got my answer. Just went out to the coop and the new babies are up and eating and momma abandoned the last egg. it was cold. So i brought it in and candled it. It looked like all liquid. So when I broke it , sure enough, that was all it was . no start of a chick even. Guess momma knows best.
     

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