Shipped Eggs, Hatch Rate Poll

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Buck Creek Chickens, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    What's your best hatch rate with shipped eggs, and did you do anything different with shipped compared to home grown?
    If your eggs came from a BYCer tells us who.

    Mottled d'Uccle, from wwmicasa1, shipped 13 d'uccles 10 hatched, plus added 2 cochin both hatched

    Silkies, from Dipsy Doodle Doo ?, 9 shipped, 7 hatched, none clear, also added 2 serama 1 hatched none clear.

    If there are detached air cells I keep the humidty at 50% at all times.

    Paula
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2009
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Mine have varied from about 93% down to around 60%, though just once, I did have a 20% hatch on one particular batch (that's unusual, though) Most commonly, my rates are in the high 80's.
    I've had shipped eggs from BamaChicken, ginasmarans, HenHaven, hinkjc, seriousbill and jimmy47. If I remember anyone else, I'll edit this list.
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    80% hatch from halo's bbr eggs shipped from FL to GA [​IMG]
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Worst: 0 of 18 Orps (non-BYCer)

    Best: 11 0f 13 BLRWs (Turbo)
     
  5. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched 8 out of 12 on shipped cuckoo marans eggs shipped from Ohio to here in North Idaho.
    All the eggs were fertile because my 3 culls all had tiny embryos and I drowned one chick in the egg during the end of my hatch due to a spike in humidity.
    These eggs were hatchery eggs from Meyers.
    They packed the eggs beautifully and it was a good experience overall.
    But now that I know more, I will get my next batch of eggs from a BYCer because they generally offer much better quality and a very fair price.
    Carolyn
     

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