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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hatchcrazzzy, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i just hatched 20 of 22 eggs but started with 33 eggs why is my fertility down

  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I have heard a lot of how chickens supposedly lose some of their fertility in the winter. Not sure if that is true, but that could be it.

    I have a hen that would have a lot of unfertile/non-developing eggs. Only about half of her eggs would ever develop. And that was in the summer. But her eggs had pretty large pores, and i have read that they are hard to hatch that way.

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