Okay here I am reading the Farmers Almanac and low and behold the is a place in the book that tells the best days to set eggs under hen or incubator. here it is According to Moon lore and Almanac tradition you should ser eggs (palce eggs under a hen or under an incubator) during specific phases of the moon. A chick takes about 21 days to hatch Here are the best days to set eggs in 2010. JANUARY 1,2,9,28,29 FEBUARY 5,6,25,26 MARCH 5,6,25 APRIL1,2,28,29 MAY 2,6,27 JUNE 3-5,22,23,30 JULY1,2,20,28,29 AUGUST 24-26 SEPTEMPER 21,22,30 OCTOBER 1,18,19,28,29 NOVEMBER 15,16,24-26 DECEMBER 21,22,29 There you go thats probally my problem with my last two hatchs not following the moon phases. Remember these are for 2010. Lets start off right and see if it works.