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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Darin115, May 19, 2008.

  1. Darin115

    Darin115 Songster

    Apr 28, 2008
    Asheboro, NC
    I have a black rose comb hen. Last Summer she sat on 12 eggs. She only hatched 1 out of 12. The majority of the eggs had a dead baby chick in them. They just died before hatching.

    Last month I incubated 4 of her eggs. 3 of the 4 hatched. The 4th was not fertile.

    This past Saturday she started setting again. This time only on 6 eggs. I sure hope I have a better percentage hatch.

    Does a hen get better with each hatch? Wonder what happened to the chicks last year??

    I am new at this.

  2. MaryT

    MaryT Songster

    May 5, 2008
    Good luck with the hatch [​IMG]

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