pips but will not hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by harris farm, May 29, 2011.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chirping

    Aug 8, 2010
    every time i hatch a batch of turkey eggs, there is always 1 or 2 eggs that pip big holes in the egg but thats it. The turkey just sits there making noise and ends up making bubbles and then drying up then I have to help it out the egg wash it up then everything is fine. I'm starting to think my computer fan is too strong and is drying it up with the air movement. Is this possible? Twice there were turkeys that zipped all around then thats it. The humidity is always at 60 to 65 percent. Should it be higher maybe? This has never happened with chicken eggs and i have hatched them together.
  2. mykl1

    mykl1 In the Brooder

    Nov 27, 2009
    hobart indiana
    I had the same problem, then just a couple days ago, in the turkey section of this forum, someone posted you should run 80% humidity. I'm going to try that this time.
  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    if there is bubbling goo, then your humidity has been too high during incubation

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