best way to incubate

teresa42299

Songster
9 Years
Apr 25, 2013
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what is the best way to incubate eggs. I had bad hatches recentely. I heard many ways how to and how not to hatch eggs. can somebody tell me in detail how to get a higher hatch rate.
 

teresa42299

Songster
9 Years
Apr 25, 2013
216
10
149
I tried dry hatching and didn't do very good. 4 peeped through only 2 made it. some person said that its not the best way to hatch but another guy said to do it. who has their own way to hatch eggs?
 

JAHVREM

In the Brooder
10 Years
Jun 23, 2009
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2
44
I've had good hatches and bad hatches, u gotta figure out why in order to fix prob. That means u gotta look at insides of the eggs. First, temp has to be accurate and consistent, cannot vary. Get 2good thermometers and calibrate. I know my body temp is about 98.3, thats what I use to ck. I dry hatch 1st18 days, drowned too many in process. U know cuz when u crack them open u have partially or fully developed chicks swimming in water. Hope this helps..
 

teresa42299

Songster
9 Years
Apr 25, 2013
216
10
149
when we crack them open we had a couple developed chicks and some who started to develop but didn't make it.
 

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