Can I incubate like this?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dodgersmomma, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Dodgersmomma

    Dodgersmomma Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 26, 2011
    I want to hatch more than 7 eggs this time but I only have one laying hen. Is it possible for me to put 7 in the incubator then same a couple more (3-5) then put them in late? If not, then how long can I collect eggs before putting them in the incubator?
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    When I am in hatch mode I set eggs every week in the same incubator. It is a sportsman, so I just rotate through the racks.

    I do not raise the humidity at hatch, but maintain a constant 45 % or so, and they hatch great.

    Whatever you decide, good luck.....

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