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Marches Farmer

  • Joined Dec 2012
  • Herefordshire
Re: Hatching chickens from eggs with hard shells
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2014, 01:55:06 pm »
Last year the humidity was so high the chicks were getting too big to break out.  I used to get hatching eggs from The Wernlas Collection (now sadly retired) and they never added water.  They maintained that a lot of incubators come from places like Italy where the air holds much less moisture than it does on this wet and windy island!

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