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Why didnt they hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PeeperKeeper99, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. PeeperKeeper99

    PeeperKeeper99 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 3, 2012
    Tallahassee, Florida
    i had some eggs in the incubator, they were moving but they didnt hatch on 21st day. it has been 26 days, shouldi try again? why didnt they hatch?
  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
    Peepers, Hello [​IMG] I have my notes in an article https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101

    and this is a pasted from that article..... the links are a wonderful way to help figuring what went wrong... In your case I would guess its low temps..have you calibrated thermometers and hygrometers? but please refer to the above link in regards to Thermometers and temps....

    My Links for additional information

    "Shrink wrap" vs. "Sticky chick"?

    Trouble Shooting Failures with Egg Incubation http://msucares.com/poultry/reproductions/trouble.html


    This is also a great pdf with pics: paste link in browser search:

    ALSO this PDF at the last pages have a chart that shows what could have happened.... http://gallus.tamu.edu/library/extpublications/b6092.pdf
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