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How does Shrink Wrapping occur in Chicken Eggs? Need answer ASAP!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nelaka, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Nelaka

    Nelaka Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it too high or too low temperature or humidity or something else?

    Please answer ASAP!

    Thanks In Advance!
     
  2. Loving My Peeps

    Loving My Peeps Chicken Whisperer

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    It's when the internal membrane shrinks down on the hatching chick. Usually only happens when you open the incubator and a large air exchange happens. I think it can also happen if humidity is too low but that is usually the chick sticks to the shell. Don't open the incubator during hatching and that greatly reduces the risk of problems. Good luck.
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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