Think my hatch rate aint gonna be so good :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kittykat2003uk, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had humidity issues here with the weather, no water at all in the bator and it would drop to 40%ish dribble of water would go to 60% couldnt win [​IMG] This went on for about 24 hours. But managed to keep it steady now for 24 hours... but just candled eggs which were set on the 20th June. Quite a few dont seem to be doing anything a couple of them have a dark red vein running completely around the egg this doesnt look right to me. Any advise ?
     
  2. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
    Oregon
    The red vein kinda sounds like a blood ring. Blood rings are a demise. You can probably find some pictures around here for reference.
     
  3. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Candled last night and only 4 out of 23 eggs are growing and moving. I have about 15 that have blood rings.. what has caused this? My last hatch rate was 80% so what went wrong this time? [​IMG]
     

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