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does noise effect hatching eggs

Just wondering if loud noises effect hatching eggs because I have heard that when a chick is inside in the egg that a loud noise can echo inside the egg and kill the chick but I dont know if this is right.does anyone know?

jon
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

interesting seems strange i doubt it though

Darragh b
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

another one of the myths I had heard of too Jon, it was usually when there was thunder that it would kill the chicks...another one to be disprove??

Mary
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Actually if i remember correctly my friend was hatching pheasants last year and there was a big thunder storm and he hatched 11 out of 13.I mean if you think about it there are thousands of species of birds in the rainforests and they have torrential thunder storms everyday so...................

Darragh b
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

i agree with mary john, its just another myth ,i store my hatching eggs next to a welding workshop ,always extra noisey and has never effected my hatches.

niall
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

there is alot off myths out there if you beleve all you hear youd eat all you see lol...........

gerard
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

haha too right gerard

Darragh b
Saturday, March 27th, 2010

I thought the thunder storm was something to do with humidity?

m
Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Have a friend who has a panic attack if you make any noise around his incubator, he told me that thunder can kill developing chicks so obviously noise can too.
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Are hens feathers arses sound proof?

Guill
Monday, March 29th, 2010

I just lost a hatch after a thunderstorm so I'm believing the old saying is true. 11 out of 90 hatched and when the eggs were broke over half had a developed chick in it. Still trying to determine if something else happened but it looks like they just died.

Jerry
Thursday, April 29th, 2010

well I hatched 11 out of 11 of my eggs under a hen this was true a long thunder storm and at the same stage in an incubator i hatched out 4 out of 5 this was all done at the 12 day in hatching so i think the thunder storm saying is a myth......

Ryan
Sunday, August 1st, 2010

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