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Incubator humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by johndeere36, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. johndeere36

    johndeere36 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have trouble with chicks at the end of a hatch they don't make it out of the shells any ideas
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I’ll include two links that might help. As you can see there are a lot of things that might cause that.

    Mississippi State Incubation Troubleshooting
    http://extension.msstate.edu/content/trouble-shooting-failures-egg-incubation

    Illinois Incubation troubleshooting
    http://urbanext.illinois.edu/eggs/res24-00.html

    Have you opened unhatched eggs? That’s what the professionals do to try to determine why a chick didn’t hatch. If you don’t do that you really don’t have a lot to go by, you are just guessing. Even when you look it’s not always easy to figure out what happened.
     
  3. johndeere36

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    Thank you i will read those
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Ridgerunner provided great links, do give those a look. From your title it seems you may be thinking your humidity is off. What are you keeping it at during incubation?
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2016

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