Adding eggs to my incubator 4 days after first eggs went in!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicke lady, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Chicke lady

    Chicke lady New Egg

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    I am using the hoverbator 1588 and I put a dozen eggs in...4 days later I added another dozen different breed (they were suppose to be here at the same time but was delayed) what should I set my humidity at on days 18 for the first dozen that won't harm the second dozen that was added 4 days later?? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!
     
  2. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just do what you normally do for the first dozen and hope things workout for the second dozen. If you try to play it down the middle you may have bad results for both groups. I don't know the details but you should have waited for the second group to arrive. I store egg for 10 days all the time.
     
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set multiple hatches all the time in the same incubator. Just do as you would normally do with the first dozen, a few days wont really matter, after all hens dont constantly watch the humidity.
     
  4. Chicke lady

    Chicke lady New Egg

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    Thank ya'll so much....hoping all goes well!!
     

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