What am I doing wrong? Please help.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LynSage, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. LynSage

    LynSage Out Of The Brooder

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    Are Old English Game Bantams really hard to hatch or is it me? They pip and then get stuck. They been like this for 24 hours. This isn't the first hatch in which this has happened. [​IMG] I have Wyandotte Bantams in the same hatcher and they are sooo easy!

    Temp 99.5
    Humidity 55

    Any help is appreciated! Thank you!
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If 55 is your hatching humidity I would start with raising it to at least 65%-70% and see if that helps. 55 is kind of low for hatching.
     
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  3. LynSage

    LynSage Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. I will try that. I kept it low cause it bounces to 65 or 70 when one hatches. Thank you.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I run 70-75% and mine will shoot up to 85% + as long as I don't have condensation I don't worry about it.
     
  5. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want mine 70% or better so they don't shrink wrap and die.
     

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