Worried again

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by luvzmybabz, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 14 eggs in the incubator today is day 21 on day 18 and 19 they were rocking, yesterday nothing I spent hours looking for movement and still nothing not a pip no rocking nothing. I can not figure this out I should be crowned the chick killer.

    Kasi
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Awww, Kasi.... [​IMG] have faith! All that rocking was the chicks getting in the right position to pip! Now they are resting for the big day....it will come....be patient...and get that camera ready!!
     
  3. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    Kasi,
    If today is day 21, I would not worry. Sometimes they are just to big and can't move anymore in the egg. You should be lucky. I had one of my eggs moving up a storm and then 2 days later just died in the egg, while my other eggs that were not doing anything hatched beautiful and healthy baby chicks!! [​IMG]

    I know it is hard to wait...but dont worry they will be here! Have you candled at all?

    [​IMG] here's to a healthy batch of fuzzy buts!

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  4. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At day 14 they were all vigoriouly moving around at day 18 they weren't all moving as far as I could tell but they took up most of the eggs and I know it is hard to see with them taking up so much of the egg.

    Kasi
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Don't give up yet, like others said some that were moving early one didn't hatch or took forever while others that I never saw move popped right out.
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2007
  6. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Hi, you are going to see more movement at day 14 because the chicks have more room to move. Try tapping lightly on the bator and see if you hear pips.
     
  7. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't hear pipping if they were I have 13 6 1/2 week old chicks in the living room that is right beside that room. and 3 kids and 2 other adults that make as much noise as the kids. My house is blaring from 6:30am till 11:00pm.

    Kasi
     
  8. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK in 5 hours it will be day 22 and I finally have a pip YEEHAW! (yes I am a redneck).
     
  9. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Don't get discouraged - have faith! Hopefully they will all arrive soon.

    My guys didn't really start hatching in earnest until day 22 and there were some still appearing on day 23...
     
  10. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    YAY for pips!!!! [​IMG]
     

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