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Concerning Staggered Hatches

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by raymondjames, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 eggs in bator due 3rd and 4 due 31st. How can I handle staggered hatches with a dayspan of 4 days? Any thoughts (If it helps, my bator is HovaBator 160N)? Obviusly i cant turn them in the middle tht's too many days it would affect chick!!! this is a problem because i cant turn eggs 3 times/day and I need to take AutoTurner out for LD in first batch... turner fills up ENTIRE bator and is annoying
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

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    So take out the turner, put the eggs in egg cartons. Then put a book under one side of the incubator. Three times a day, put the book under the other side of the Bator. Eggs turned without opening bator;-)
     
  3. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Geenius!!! [​IMG]
     

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