When will they hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jesus freak, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

    149
    0
    89
    Aug 20, 2011
    Idaho
    I have two buff orpington eggs that are supposed to hatch today but there hasnt been any pipping or moving. Are they maybe dead?
     
  2. 1maria100

    1maria100 Out Of The Brooder

    84
    0
    39
    Apr 30, 2011
    Washington
    Give them a few days, and then candle them. If there is no movement then you can toss them. Its not unusual to have late hatchers:)
     
  3. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

    149
    0
    89
    Aug 20, 2011
    Idaho
    Okay thanks [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2011
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    36,142
    7,908
    646
    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    I had a broody sitting and 2 chicks hatched on day 22, 2 on day 23, 2 on day 24 and another 1 on day 25!
     
  5. shelby528

    shelby528 Chillin' With My Peeps

    185
    0
    109
    Aug 5, 2009
    Ontario
    Quote:Miracle story I had eggs due Sept 15,16 and 20th...I had 5 hatch on the 15th out of 30 and the rest came today 6 days late...luckily I didnt toss them at all! <3 Give them time..theyll show up when there supposed to [​IMG] I usually leave mine for a week just in case...sometimes they just need a little extra time.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by