curled toes....what went wrong?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kbrun, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. kbrun

    kbrun Out Of The Brooder

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    Out of a batch of 20 chicks, 3 of them hatched having curled toes. Is this genetic or did something I did cause this?
     
  2. TinkleTurkey

    TinkleTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I find that it is related to being unevenly cooked in the incubator. I had a few where the temperatures dropped a bit and I might've forgotten to turn the eggs once or twice. When I'm diligent, I find that those type of issues don't come up.
     

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