Can I swap to a hatcher???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lisachamjam, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. lisachamjam

    lisachamjam New Egg

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    Hello all,
    I started a hatch in my inccy last week, and only 2 of the eggs are developing. I'd like to replace the unfertile ones with fresh eggs, but this will obviously mean that 2 eggs will need to stop turning a week before the others. I have a hatcher too - is it OK to transfer them to the hatcher on day 19 (the hatcher is heated)? I've never done this before - I normally allow them to pip and hatch in the inccy before moving them to the hatcher to dry out. Please help asap! Thanks so much
     
  2. Ridgerunner

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    That's a standard way to do a staggered hatch. Have one incubator for incubating and put them in the hatcher for lockdown.
     
  3. lisachamjam

    lisachamjam New Egg

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    Great! Thank you for the quick reply [​IMG]
     

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