What is the longest it has ever taken your chicks to hatch??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tacoterry, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. tacoterry

    tacoterry New Egg

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    Just wondering what the longest time anyone has experienced and had a good hatch. I am on day 22, the egg is moving alot but still no peeping or pipping.
     
  2. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my eggs started rocking on day 18, peeping on day 21, pips and hatch day 22.
     
  3. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, I'd worry this time tomorrow....they should finish hatching today! Will keep fingers crossed for your little ones. [​IMG]
     
  4. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
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    My eggs always start rocking on day 18 and pip on day 20 and hatch day 21

    so far i've only had one set hatch all out on day 20 [​IMG]
     
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:What were your temps day 1-18 ???? sometimes if your temps were a little low, or droped a little. The eggs will hatch late !!! Also what is your humitidy at now ??
     
  6. tacoterry

    tacoterry New Egg

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    temp was between 96 and 98 and humidity is now around 70%
     
  7. tacoterry

    tacoterry New Egg

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    Just checked and he is still moving but still no peeps or pips and this is starting day 23
     
  8. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like temps were a little low. With a forced air incubator you'd be hoping to maintain temps around 99.5 -100. Sounds like babies are alive and kicking, might just make your hatch date later. Keep us posted!!!
     
  9. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:little low, i have a still air and I keep my temp between 100 - 102, I would guess that they will be later due to your temps being low !!! Good luck !!! And keep us updated !!!
     
  10. plymouthrockFarm123

    plymouthrockFarm123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have had chicks hatch on day 23 or 24 but they were large breed chicken eggs
     

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