Can someone explain dry hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eksterhuis, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. eksterhuis

    eksterhuis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard people talking about 'dry hatching' method, could someone explain it to me please?

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    eksterhuis Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. DDDMIchicks

    DDDMIchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm in the same position! I had 9 eggs with movement going into lockdown, only 3 hatched. I opened the other eggs & there were fully developed chicks in them! Broke my heart! [​IMG] I've got more eggs that I'm probably setting next wednesday. I'm planning on doing the dry incubation method this time. Hopefully I have better luck!
     
  4. eksterhuis

    eksterhuis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I seem to have got a lot of wobbly legs, and 9 didn't hatch out of 42 that were viable at lockdown... Really want to work out what went wrong so I am not killing poor chicks!
     

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