Egg Incubation Failures

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Angus2914, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. Angus2914

    Angus2914 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 16, 2016
    North Middletown, Ky
    Hello to all of the experts on incubating eggs. I am failing terribly it seems by the results. I need to know what I may be doing that is causing so many of my eggs not to hatch. I first thought it was my humidity too low, and still I am getting no good results, only two hatched from eighteen. My incubator if only a plastic one from TSC, and Rural King. I have two young Roos that are constantly breeding hens, what could be the problem. I could use you guys help. Thanks.
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    When are the embryos dying? What is your humidity? Your temperature? Are you incubating still air or forced air? Have you calibrated your thermometer and hygrometer?
  3. fireredcannon

    fireredcannon Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2016
    Wells ny
    I would be curious which model from TSC? Are you using more than just the built in thermometer? Egg Turner or no?

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