Tips for better hatch rates?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CayleeMarie03, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. CayleeMarie03

    CayleeMarie03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2012
    Does anyone have any tips to get better hatch rates? My hatch rates are always lower, and my temps & humidity are always good..
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 19, 2015
    Eastern Shore, MD
    I think more information would be needed to get more feedback and suggestions...

    Walk us through your last incubation.
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2016
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    xs 2

    What kind of incubator are you using? Is it still or forced air? Do you have checked/accurate thermometers/hygrometer? What humidity are you running at the first 17 days? What are you running for lockdown humidity? Are your hatches usually on time or late? Do you do eggtopsies? If you do, what are you finding? What kind of eggs are you hatching? Are they local or shipped eggs? All these questions will help us help you narrow it down.

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