adding eggs to the incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenmamatoo, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. chickenmamatoo

    chickenmamatoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Feb 24, 2008
    Hi,

    We set eggs on Tuesday and tonight candled them. Out of 38 we have 13 that were fertile, 5 we are unsure of and 20 that were not fertile. We were hoping to have a better fertility rate but I think I started collecting eggs too soon after the borrowed rooster arrived. I want to know if I can add more eggs to the incubator now understanding that the eggs will hatch 6 days apart. In the chat room one person suggested to set them in the incubator and at day 18 move them to a hatcher with higher humidity. I am planning on doing thid unless someone has a different opinion. Please share with me what would be best.......thanks.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    That's what I do...rotate them out to the hatcher on day 18.
     

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