They all Died

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ladyomaha, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a batch of Ducks that were due to hatch Friday, So I thought today I would Check them, NUTTIN!!! Float tested and Dead, so I genelty opened the eggs, and all had pipped there air saks and Beaks sticking out, but all DEAD, the air sack was stuck to them, All Fully Developed. I use a LG Still Air incubator, I am sickened by this find. Any Ideas on what went wrong here.
     
  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    What were your humidity readings?
     
  3. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    sounds like the humidity wasn't high enough and they shrink wrapped in the eggs
     
  4. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Before lock down was 30-40, and Lock down was 55-65.
     
  5. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry Lady O, that just stinks. Maybe the humidity was too low
     
  6. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I am so sorry for your loss! After waiting for so many days for such a tragic ending [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 more that I need to check But scared of the Same Results, Would anyone be offended if I cracked it and posted pics of what that looks Likes, maybe give ya a better Idea what I found?
     
  8. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    I know I wouldn't be offended at all. post away
     
  9. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The threads were people post the pics of problem hatches usually get a lot of positive responses because it is a learning event and learning how to correct problems is so beneficial with hatching.
     
  10. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    You should post the pics and hopefully someone will have an idea of what went wrong.

    I know most people don't like LGs, but I can honestly say, I have been luck with them, than in my Sportsman. I've had a lot of great hatches, some completely failed hatches and some so so hatches. Sometimes everything looks like it's going perfect and then nothing happenes. I know how upsetting it is when you wait all that time and get nothing.
     

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