Design Flaw

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Shartzoge, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. Shartzoge

    Shartzoge Just Hatched

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    This is my first time incubating eggs! I went online and ordered an incubator after researching and looking for what I thought would be a great one! Everything has been going great until day 21 and I have had two chicks hatch and both of them have wiggled their way through the crack around the tray and drowned! I'm beyond upset and feel this is a major design flaw in the incubator I purchased. This morning I quickly took paper towels and stuffed them around the tray hoping I do not loose any more to this flaw. However I am a bit worried that only one other chick has pipped so far am I worrying prematurely? I tried to upload the picture of the incubator I purchased wondering if anyone else has ran into this problem too? [​IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Shartzoge, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Sorry to hear about those poor chicks! [​IMG] I see you've posted in the Incubating & Hatching Forum so I will defer to their expertise. I hope you get it worked out. Thanks for joining BYC and best of luck with your future hatching efforts! [​IMG]
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Shartzoge [​IMG] Welcome!

    Oh how sad [​IMG] I am sorry for your loss [​IMG]

    Good luck with the rest of the hatch.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    how very sad and totally unexpected [​IMG]
     
  6. Shartzoge

    Shartzoge Just Hatched

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    Yes it was I was so very excited to have chicks and next thing I know their little heads had fallen through and they didn't make it! I was crushed!
     

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