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porblen hatching Dorking egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sthranch, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. sthranch

    sthranch New Egg

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    Hi,
    I have incubated two batches of Dorking eggs and only one chick survived. The rest of them had some early development, some with medium development and a couple were developed but they did not hatch. Any feedback on this? I am also wondering if anyone knows much about the Dorking breed.

    This is not my first incubating experience. I usually have a very good hatch rate.
    Thanks!!
     
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many eggs did you incubate?
    How many were clears?
    What was the humidity?
    What was the temperature?
    Still or forced air incubator?
     
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  3. sthranch

    sthranch New Egg

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    The first batch had 20 eggs, 7 were clear. The humidity was at 30 to 40% until day 18 then raised to 65 to 70%. Temp was 99.5 and in a forced air incubator with a turner.

    The second batch had 23 eggs, 8 were clear. The rest was the same.

    Thanks!
     

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