What would cause

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gregory, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Gregory

    Gregory Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 29, 2008
    Central New Jersey
    What would cause only two out of twelve eggs to hatch on day 21?

    From day 21 to 25 the bator was silent and no movement.

    Day 26 I opened all ten and saw what seemed to be fully developed chicks dead.

    I would sure like to learn what may of happened.

    Thanks in advance fellow BYCers
  2. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    So sorry. [​IMG] Better luck next time!!! [​IMG]
  3. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    Still air incubator overall too low temps. since 2 hatched, the temps were close to normal in 1 spot in the incubator, I dont know what kind of thermometer you have but try incubating 1 to 1 1/2 degrees higher next time, and move the eggs around in different locations at each turning.
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2009

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