un Tragedy has struck our small quite little home.... I had 16 bantam Polish eggs in the bator and at day 19 I could hear one chirping... day 21 nothing and now day 23 and still silence! I was worried because they were shipped eggs that they might not hatch but was so thrilled on day 19 to hear the little peeps...Now gloom has set in...I'm still in denile and the eggs are still in the bator.... I just am having problems letting go. I know I should open one to see what it looks like but I can't bring myself to do it just in case it may still be alive... Should I wait or should I just start opening eggs???