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Help! Can someone tell me what happened?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by SonriseRanch, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. SonriseRanch

    SonriseRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    ~~Hi all you guys! I have been stalking his site for a while and find all of your comments and suggestions very helpful. Thank you very much for letting me join!

    I need some help in figuring what went wrong with this hatch. The odds were stacked against me from the get-go. Total newbee; Two young hens and tom (bronze); eggs kept on kitchen counter and not turned; started incubation on Nov. 22nd (late fall) with 12 turkey eggs in a new Farm innovations 4200 with auto turner; check temp with 3 different thermometers . Some eggs were marked with a sharpie (learned from you guys that’s a no-no;) Candled using pictures from BYC as a reference; Ended up with 2 clear and 2 ringers over the course. Kept humidity around 50%+/- till lock down on day 24 (the 16th of Dec.)Move them out of the turner then raised RH to 65% +/-. Chicks were due to hatch on Dec. 20th (day 28) Nothing. Left them alone 4 more days (Dec 24) then gave up.

    I wanted to do a necropsy to see what I had or didn’t have. Well, here are pictures. All the eggs seem to be at different stages of development. What’s up with that? By the way, these eggs were put outside to stay cool till I could get to them for necropsy (5 days) they didn’t smell or look rotten ~~~THESE PICTURES ARE GRAPHIC !~~ But I hope someone can tell me what might have gone wrong! Thank you in advance for your help.
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    ^^^These turkey eggs all were incubated for the same amount of time but are all in different stages of development.

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    Egg 1^^^Both pictures of the same egg. This appears to be the farthest along.
    The rest are in order of development as far as I can tell.

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    Egg 2 ^^^
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    Egg 3 ^^^

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    Egg 4 ^^^

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    Egg 5 ^^^

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    Egg 6 ^^^These 2 pictures are the same egg.

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    Egg 7 ^^^
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    Egg 8 ^^^
    SORRY! These pictures are graphic! But I hope someone can tell me what might have gone wrong! Thank you in advance for your help. SonriseRanch
     
  2. sandovaljose214

    sandovaljose214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pppppooooooooorrrrrrrrrrr eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeggggggggggggggggggggggggssssssssssssssssssssssssssss[​IMG]
     
  3. CMP1999

    CMP1999 Out Of The Brooder

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    know its not your fault the temp could have diped and killed them
     
  4. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I use a. Sharpie to mark all of my eggs so that wasn't Your problem
     
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  5. NinjaRooster

    NinjaRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know. Wish I could help.
    I would guess that it may have gotten to cold, but that seems unlikely with 3 thermometers,
     
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  6. SonriseRanch

    SonriseRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all your help everybody! I have started a new clutch! Wish me luck!

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  7. NinjaRooster

    NinjaRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You did sanitize the incubator before begining again right? (Just checking) :)

    I'm sure this batch will turn out just fine. :highfive:
     
  8. SonriseRanch

    SonriseRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the encouragement![​IMG]

    SonriseRanch
     

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