My incubator and I are fighting, the incubator is winning!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by onehorse_2000, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. onehorse_2000

    onehorse_2000 Songster

    May 10, 2010
    Ugh, I have been having some horrible hatch rates for the last few months, was doing well in the spring (averaging about 75%, even with shipped eggs). Now, I'm lucky if even one egg hatches (poor lonely blue cochin). Recently went back to the incubator I started with this spring, temperature is set where it was this spring, a hair under 100, bumped the humidity up a little as I am hatching bantams (per one of the people that sent me eggs) to 50 - 60% and they still seem to be dropping like flies? Disinfected it with alcohol before this last set. What else should I be trying?

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