Lost my chicks on day 20

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by kathie grey, May 3, 2016.

  1. kathie grey

    kathie grey Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 13, 2013
    This is a first for me. I have had exceptionally good luck hatching shipped eggs in an incubator. I usually get better than 90%. So I kept these eggs at about 25% humidity. I think my temp may have been low for this hatch. I think my incubator is dying. Most of the babies pipped internally and died. When I opened the eggs there was a light brown tinged syrup that came out from inside the membranes. The eggs from my flock (10) hatched except for 2 which also looked the same as these. I am going to try again. Was this likely low temp related or humidity issue? Or something else???

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