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#1 2012-05-04 11:56:30

skeffling lavender farm
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From: Wiarton, ON, Canada
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Trouble Shooting Incubation and Hatching

Here are some awesome University & Extension pages on troubleshooting chick hatching.

Did you know improper storage of eggs can lead to early hatching with bloody navels, or many embryos dead at different ages can be due to improper ventilation of the incubator?

Check these out

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

Common Incubation Problems: Causes and Remedies   http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/8127.pdf

Incubation Troubleshooting   http://urbanext.illinois.edu/eggs/res24-00.html

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#2 2012-05-04 12:28:52

gubi
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Re: Trouble Shooting Incubation and Hatching


Herd of Brown Swiss, a few sheep, red cuckoo basque, Silverspangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben, ameraucanas(EE), Welsummer, broodie silkies and a few more heritage hens

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#3 2012-05-04 16:43:11

Island Girl
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Re: Trouble Shooting Incubation and Hatching

I just skimmed over the info in these links but stopped cause it was making me paranoid about hatching :funny: :chairhide: seriously though it is an excellent reference for when we are hatching, thanks for posting!

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#4 2012-05-04 16:48:37

skeffling lavender farm
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Re: Trouble Shooting Incubation and Hatching

Well it makes it clear it is not always just temperature/humidity that causes things.  I for one will be opnening my incubator vents a bit more aftre reading these =D

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#5 2013-03-02 22:59:52

pops coops
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Re: Trouble Shooting Incubation and Hatching

I have my vents open just about all the way and have for many many years, exept for outside unexpected problems like the power going off for a day, I have about a 90% hatch rate on fertiles eggs, I have a zero hatch on infertile eggs :duh:


peafowl many colours, India blue, Silver pied, Black shoulder, Midnight black shoulder, Cameo, Buford bronze, Pieds, Whites, Purple pieds, Javas and others, Black copper marans, Wheaten marans, Blue cochins, Euskal Oiloa,  Americanas, BLRW, Jersey Giants, Silkies , Naked neck silkies, Ridley bronze Bourbon red, Guineas,  Eclectus, parrotlets, Bare Eyed Cockatoos Macaws.
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#6 2013-04-01 15:00:08

hollowridge
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From: Lunenburg, County, Nova Scotia
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Re: Trouble Shooting Incubation and Hatching

Thanks for all the good sites gubi, and slf; took a good read, and bookmarked all for future hatches.

Awesome Thanks!!  :goodthread:

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