will she hatch more?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by junebug7334, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. junebug7334

    junebug7334 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my pretty BO hatched two chicks---but the rest of the eggs are not hatched yet--how long do we wait before you consider them not going to hatcH?[​IMG]
     
  2. junebug7334

    junebug7334 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any one?
     
  3. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New myself but i have read that they should hatch within 48 hrs. of each other. Maybe someone with experience can tell you more. Congrats on the new fuzzybutts.
     
  4. aidenbaby

    aidenbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may want to look up candling to see if the others are even viable.
     
  5. m2wandc

    m2wandc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought someone on here said in a different thread that they can hatch for up to a week...because it takes up to a week to lay them all...

    ...I'm a newbie and claim to know nothing...so hopefully someone will pipe in...
     
  6. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
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    The hen usually lays several before she starts setting. This starts all the eggs at the same time. Therefore they should all hatch about the same time. If you added eggs or other hens snuck some in after she started setting then it may take more time accordingly.
     
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  7. m2wandc

    m2wandc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ahhh I knew someone with knowledge would pipe in... [​IMG]

    Sooo interesting! So that means if they don't all hatch within 48 hours they aren't going to??????????????????
     
  8. junebug7334

    junebug7334 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks! It had been a while since I had a hen that had hatched anything.......
     

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