Coturnix Chick Never Saw Day LIGHT???!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jumbocoturnix, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. jumbocoturnix

    jumbocoturnix Out Of The Brooder

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    All 30 eggs hatched except one. I saw a peck on the eggs shell, but the chick died in the shell. Does anyone know what might be the cause? High humidity? Chick drowned? Thank you.
     
  2. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    29/30 hatched...man that's a great hatch rate and I wouldn't waste time wondering why the one didn't hatch.
    But to answer your ? It could have been many, many reasons why the one egg didn't hatch. Check the incubating section of the backyard chickens board. You will find detailed pictures & info on how to do eggtopsies that will answer your ?
     

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