Possible problem with turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ozark_chickies, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Songster

    Jun 19, 2011
    Waiting on my eggs to finish hatching, and it's not looking good. I have 6 live chicks, and 13 eggs that haven't piped are not moving or peeping. All but three looked good at lockdown, but it's beginning to look like the hatching is over. So I was wondering if small eggs might get damaged in the turner. My first hatch using the turner had a low hatch rate. My second hatch was hand turned, with a 2/3's hatch rate . This incubation I used the turner, and out of 27 eggs 19 made it to lockdown, with only 6 hatching. I did have one temp spike to 104, and that maybe it, but I wonder?

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