Has anybody got 100% hatch rate on shipped eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by racuda, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just candled my 12 Ameraucana eggs, shipped to NC from MI. All are developing!
     
  2. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I've had 100% fertility rates but something always goes wrong with one or two along the way to hatch day.

    Congrats on your pending hatch!!

    Woot!
     
  3. haTHOR

    haTHOR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    edited b/c i checked my records, and i was wrong! would love to hear more great success stories though!
     
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  4. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

    Jun 28, 2009
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    i have had two people that i shipped eggs to this year and they both had 100 percent hatches. shipped from tenn to fla and il. one was a ebay sale. i couldnt believe it when they emailed me. i am lucky if i get a 80 percent hatch from my own eggs.
     
  5. I have never had 100% on hatched eggs. In fact some I bought had 0%, but usually a few do hatch.
     
  6. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Its rare to get 100% on your own eggs much less shipped ones. It can happen but the odds of it are not good.
     
  7. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    first hatch my own eggs 100%
    never 100% on shipped eggs only half.

    rac- love your coops great work.
     
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  8. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    I've had 2 100% hatch rates on "shipped" eggs. I brought over a dozen guinea eggs home from my grandmother's house to mine (a 5 hour drive). I guess that is "shipped" [​IMG]
     
  9. rnorris1234

    rnorris1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some in my home made incubator that I ordered. I ordered 8 (and they sent 2 extra) All 10 were developing, but 2 quit along the way. have 8 going into lockdown on Wed. That's kind of 100% since they sent extras. I hope all 8 hatch properly! Good luck.
     
  10. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I just had someone this am Pm me and tell me they completed their hatch on my split lav silkie eggs-she got 100% to hatch on shipped eggs-and she got a PURE LAV SILKIE CHICK!!!!! I cant wait to see pictures!!!! Id share names but Ill wait - she may pipe in? Dont want to steal anyones thunder [​IMG] LOL
     
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