My shipped egg results

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rottlady, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. rottlady

    rottlady Songster

    Mar 20, 2016
    Georges Mills, NH
    Edited to include the eggtopsy results
    Started with

    12 Barnevelder eggs that were driven 6.5 hours. They rode in an egg box in 3 different cars on a cold snowy day
    15 Delaware eggs shipped via USPS from NC to NH
    4 Cream legbar eggs shipped via USPS from Washington state to NH

    out of :

    12 Barnevelder eggs- (hatched 4/25)
    2-Chicks hatched one hatched with a lot of blood and never got to it's feet and died 12 hrs later

    2 eggs with fully formed chicks but the shells were super hard/membranes thick. yolks not yet absorbed
    2 eggs with nickel sized fetus
    6 eggs nothing

    15 Chickcharney Delaware eggs- (hatched 4/26-27)
    8 chicks (2 of which got stuck with strong hard to puncture membrane but got them out),
    1 dead in shell who unzipped but could not break membrane (this one came before two mentioned above)
    2 quitter/etc eggs
    2 full term dead in shell
    2 clears

    4 Cream Legbar eggs- (hatched 4/26-27)
    2 chicks (both cockerels)
    1 quitter egg
    1 full term dead in shell

    Last edited: May 1, 2016

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