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Hatching problem

Hi, I've been hatching chicks, guineas and ducklings in my brinsea 20 octagon incubator for around 3 years and it was very successful in the first 2 years. Then at the end of last year and this year too my rates have dropped dramatically. Even though all the eggs have chicks in them, they seem to die a few days before hatching. Sad to see. And everytime about 15% of the eggs hatch perfectly

I'm just wondering if anyone else has had this problem and were able to fix it. Is it time for a new incubator?

Tom2247
Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Buy a hygrometer and search in youtube: how to calibrate hygrometer with salt
Also get a good thermometer.
Then you don't need to buy an incubator

Adam1
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Yes could have been too high humidity?

Adrian Kelly
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Thanks lads I'll give that a try👍👍

Tom2247
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020


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