shipped eggs, not so good this time

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by scooter147, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted last week that I had 6 of 7 EE hatch from eggs I had shipped to me. I was THRILLED with this rate, never got more then a 50% hatch rate on shipped eggs before.

    WELL, I spoke to soon. I also bought 7 Golden Lakenvelder eggs that arrived the day after the EE eggs and only 1 of the 7 hatched.

    Therefore, technically I had a 50% hatch rate and of course if I was able to choose I would have preferred 6 Golden Lakenvelders to 6 EE.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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