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Varied hatching times

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by alleysrats, May 28, 2016.

  1. alleysrats

    alleysrats Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 9, 2011
    22 Silkies two barnyard mixes and one lav Orpington went into lockdown Wed. Had first pips on Thurs they ended up hatching early this AM the others started pipping yesterday with most being out today two,left that are actively hatching however I have six with no movement at all. Trying to snake a light in as I have an endoscopic camera and I see tiny blood vessels but half the egg appears clear these went into lockdown looking not quite to day 18 and I wonder if the bator had cold spots .

    I can't tell if the embryos are moving or not going to wait to do hands on check after last two chicks hatch. What does a late quitter look,like candled?

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