good/average hatch rate then whats yours

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by swiftfoot, May 1, 2008.

  1. swiftfoot

    swiftfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is a good/average hatch rate
    i usually get about 75-85%
    i was wondering what a good or average rate
    then post your average hatch rate
     
  2. skennedy

    skennedy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:1st was 77%

    2nd was 91%

    Average 84%
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Depends on shipped or my own eggs. I've had anywhere from 100% to 53% overall rate. My highest on shipped eggs was probably about 90%.
    Hatch rates are very deceptive. Too many factors lead to low rates and no reflection at all on the hatcher, in many cases.
     
  4. swiftfoot

    swiftfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my average is 85-95% on shipped eggs
    but i had only 10 % on one batch of eggs
    i bought unfertile eggs the guy said they were fertile
    so i bought another batch and cracked about 12 open
    no fertility that made me mad [​IMG] :thun
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    90-95% hatch rate. 100% fertility rate.
     

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