incubation problems

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by De Wet, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. Hi

    if you breed out chicks with crooked legs or paralized legs or difficulty s to hatch is there a problem with the incubator and if how can you adjust the correct procudures

    thanks
     

  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

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    I would be concerned if I had more than one chick hatch out that way.
    Check the feed that the hens are eating and make sure they're getting enough nutrients.
    Not sure if the incubator has anything to do with it.
     
  3. greycat

    greycat In the Brooder

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    If you are not running the incubator at the correct temps and consistent with it you will have higher chances of deformities. also not turning the eggs daily can cause problems too
     
  4. ebenavides5

    ebenavides5 In the Brooder

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    Are you turning the eggs consistantly at least twice a day? not turning will definitely cause this. If you have an autoturner make sure it is working
     

  5. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

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    Good tips on rotating the eggs.
    Please let us know how you do on your future hatches.
     

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