unhatched eggs day 25

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by akyramoto, May 5, 2007.

  1. akyramoto

    akyramoto Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    Northern CA
    I have two chickes that hatched on Monday ( day 20) and now it's day 25, ar the other four going to hatch? how long should i wait, i candled the eggs & didn't really see anything.

    maybe they were not fertile. any input is welcome!!

    Last edited: May 5, 2007
  2. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Once I hit day 25 I give up hope, and toss the eggs.
  3. akyramoto

    akyramoto Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    Northern CA
    ya thats what i'm thinking.
  4. gavbarker

    gavbarker Songster

    Apr 12, 2007
    East yorkshire uk
    I got 3 chick on day 22 and om day 23 i opend the eggs and all where fully formed but the chicks hadent amde it they had all dided in the egg.
  5. chrissieg

    chrissieg Songster

    Get a bowl of warm water, put the eggs into it one at a time. If the egg moves in the water there's still hope, dead calm means just that! It makes the two hatched that much more precious!
  6. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    If you candled and did not see much and are thinking they were not fertile, you should remove the eggs and clean out your incubator. You can tell if your eggs are fertile by day 7-10. You should see a large air cell on the large end of the egg and the rest should be very dark. The float test is good but unnecessary if the eggs did not develop.

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