When should I give up on an egg in the incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mjws82011, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. mjws82011

    mjws82011 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all.... I just had 12 beautiful ameraucana chicks hatch on New Years Eve, day 21 was Jan 30th so I candled the ones that didnt hatch this morning, 2 were clear, and one I can see movement so I left that one it, still no pip it is now day 23 should I keep waiting? Thank you!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Smithyard Farm

    Smithyard Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do the water float test... see if there is till movement in the egg.... Get a bowl of warm water and put the egg in it. If there is still movement in the egg, you will see ripples. If the chick has passed, it will be very still..... good luck!
     
  3. Smithyard Farm

    Smithyard Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cute babies!!!
     

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