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Unhatched Egg

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

  1. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2008
    Northeast Ohio
    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

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    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

    May 21, 2008
    what days the egg on?
  5. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2008
    Northeast Ohio
    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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