When do they Hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 3monsters, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. 3monsters

    3monsters New Egg

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    Hey everyone, i was just wondering when my chicks will hatch?

    I have two broody hens that share a nest wit 2 fertile eggs. we did have 3 eggs but they ate one about a week ago.
    i got my fertile eggs 24 days ago, but there is still no sign of them? I candeld them a few days ago and they look good, but i just dont know why they havent hatched yet? Does anyone know why?

    And do you think i should seperate them because there are two hens on two eggs? they will be first time mums...... i just dont want them to fight over the chicks and hurt them......
     
  2. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would separate them. I worry that the chicks are dead inside the shell. Having 2 moms like that often leads to a very poor hatch. Maybe someone else will have a better answer for you. Good luck hope they hatch!
     
  3. 3monsters

    3monsters New Egg

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    Hey thanks for writing back, how would i find out if they are dead? They were sitting on the eggs the whole time, just got off about 5 min. a day... and it was pretty hot here the last few weeks. I live in Australia. not sure what to do....... :O(
     
  4. 3monsters

    3monsters New Egg

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    Day 25 and still no chicks.... :O(
     
  5. chicksooner

    chicksooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can try float testing. I think the instructions are stickied at the top of the incubation and hatching threads.
     

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