How many of your EARLY hatches have shown phys. issues

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jmc, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. jmc

    jmc Songster

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    like deformities. i have heard that such can happen with early hatches.


    i suppose my quest. could also apply to late hatches, but since i may have an early hatch coming up---though i'm fighting it----------i thoought i would ask about the earlies.


    with so little experience, i sort of dread esp. an early hatch with 'its (supposedly) deformed chicks'
     

  2. john.mainor

    john.mainor Hatching

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    I had it happen once some one told me it was from hatching in very hot months
     
  3. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

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    I have two chickens right now that hatched 2 days early and they cannot stand on thier feet. But the third born on the correct day can walk perfectly.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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    The only hatching issues I have had was I got some eggs from a friend and the parent stock were brother and sisters which is not good as deformities can show up and in my case I did have some with this hatch. I have never had any problems with this using different parent stocks.
     

  5. jmc

    jmc Songster

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    thank yoiu
     
  6. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Songster

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    I've only ever had one egg hatch very early. It was a splash Jersey Giant egg that hatched on day 18 while the turner was still running. It was during the summer so I assume the egg had developed a little bit when collected (temps were running close to 100 degrees outside). He's turned out to be a very handsome addition to my flock and is quite spry with no deformities whatsoever.
     
  7. jmc

    jmc Songster

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    thank you, folks
     

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