Brinsea Eco...how many eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CDennis, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "My name is Cortney...and I have a problem....." [​IMG] Oh goodness, if this is any sign of whats to come I am going to be uttering those words shortly [​IMG] as I am ALREADY trying to negotiate my hatching eggs with the Brinsea Eco. So here is the deal for all those who have tried or failed, how many eggs can one fit in the eco. This is my first hatch so I don't want to doom myself to failure but gosh now that I see all the wonderful eggs I COULD hatch [​IMG]:and the incubator I am wondering if it can hold more than 12? [​IMG]
     
  2. BlacksheepCardigans

    BlacksheepCardigans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Twenty-four normal chicken eggs. Probably 36 bantam; maybe more like 40 if they're small.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    That one holds 24 [​IMG]
     
  4. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you are referring to the Mini Eco, which holds 10 without the turner and only 7 with...
     
  5. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I am VERY EXCITED!!! It seemed big for 12, 24 is a much better number! Thank you everyone.
     
  6. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

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    I usually get about 28-30 eggs in my eco. I lay some on top/staking. I always have a few eggs that just don't develope so I take those out and rotate the ones on top. That way I get nearly full hatches each time [​IMG]
    Here's a picture from last year. I use a wad of wax paper at the end of the row to stabilize the eggs standing up. The stacked eggs are on top of that. They are all LF eggs.
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