How common are hatch failures?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by taprock, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm on day 21 now and have nothing going on. My last hatch I ended up with 70% hatch rate - it was my practice run to buy special eggs. Now that I really want these eggs to do well I'm worried I'll end up with nothing. Have you had total hatch failures? Why do you think and how common is it?
  2. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 3, 2009
    Davenport, Iowa
    I have only been hatching for 2 years , but have had everything from total failures to 80 percent hatch rate. I am now on my 3rd homemade incubator...and I think this one is the best one ever! As we speak , I have one pipped egg from the first hatch from this bator! Hoping for the best! Just don't give up!
  3. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2007
    It depends on what type of incubator you use!

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