So Frustrated!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dphillips29461, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. dphillips29461

    dphillips29461 New Egg

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    I have some beautiful Lavender Orpingtons. I am not having any luck hatching eggs from these guys. I have been able to hatch all my own Rhode Island Reds. I am not sure why I am having such trouble. The chick's are dying at hatching time. When we open them we find full chick's but they are not hatching. Any advice would be awesome. Thank you all so much.
     
  2. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about your luck. Maybe there's an issue with the shells themselves in your orps eggs that your rir don't have. I would love lav orps! They're beautiful! But im biased towards all orps [​IMG]
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Sorry to hear you have had such bad luck with your lavender orpingtons :hugs
    There are so many things that could be contributing to these failures. Parent bird health and genetics, egg quality problems and possibly incubation techniques.
    Here are a couple of articles for you to check out, I hope they help you ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/egg-failure-to-hatch-diagnosing-incubation-problems
    And one on egg quality ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/diagnosing-hatch-failures-it-starts-with-the-egg

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your future incubation :fl
     

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