weight loss of incubated eggs question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bustermommy, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. bustermommy

    bustermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My understanding is that you should, as a goal, try for a 15% weight loss during incubation for a successful hatch, roughly 5% at one week intervals. If the eggs are doing this, does that mean they are developing? Or can the eggs stay on weight target and still be duds?
     

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