Large, soft-bodies, mushy chicks dead on trays with bad odor

Causes:

  • Low average temperature.
  • Poor ventilation in incubator.
  • Humidity too high during incubation.
Correction:
  • Maintain proper temperature throughout incubation cycle.
  • Provide proper ventilation of the incubator room and proper opening of the incubator ventilators.
  • Maintain proper humidity levels throughout incubation cycle