Turner failure

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by greathorse, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. greathorse

    greathorse Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Northern Colorado
    I set a bunch of eggs 6 days ago. I dont think my turner worked for about 36 hours. It is working now. I set a fair number of mutt eggs along with my good eggs so I would have something to look at if I had problems.

    I opened several of the mutts and found normal development with the chick, but when the egg empited from the shell the chick was stuck to the inside of the egg.

    Will they remain stuck? and is that certain defeat?

    I would appreciate any response
  2. jhm47

    jhm47 Songster

    Sep 7, 2008
    This is not necessarily a complete kill of the embryos, but it will likely lower your hatch rate. 36 hours is not the longest period I've had a failure of my turner, but after 5-6 days, you most likely will lose them all. Good luck, and keep us posted.

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