incubating and hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chick aholic, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. chick aholic

    chick aholic Out Of The Brooder

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    hey I have a LG incubator, turner no fan and on my only attempt so far I got 25 healthy chicks to hatch out of 38 eggs. which is pretty good. I was just wondering what are yall hatch rates on yall incubator.
     
  2. kim27

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    My homemade incubator I've been getting about 40 % hatch rate. The one we purchased we are only getting like a 5% hatch rate. I think it has to do with the temperature spikes we've occasionally had.
     
  3. chick aholic

    chick aholic Out Of The Brooder

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    What type of chickens do u have
     
  4. kim27

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    Most of the chickens we are hatching are mixes. We have been hatching A&M quail as well.
     
  5. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    My last 5 hatches (about 250 chicks) has been 99.something percent with my cabinet incubator and about 87% with styrofoam.
     

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