Cross breeding help / Bator help

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gottalovemychickens, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    Im going to cross breed a Blue Cochin with a Black Australorp and i was wondering how do yo keep the eggs good to put in the bator ?

    Like if i need 10 eggs for the bator and i only have 7 how do i keep the ones that are fertile good so i can wait for 3 more ?
     
  2. Don Jr

    Don Jr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You just wait and hope for the best. The longer you keep the eggs out of the bator, the lower your hatch rate.
     
  3. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    i mean say on day 1 i collect 7 eggs that i would put in the bator but wait 3 days to get another 3 eggs , would those 7 have a low hatch rate ?
     
  4. Don Jr

    Don Jr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No they should be fine. You could go ahead and put the seven eggs in the bator. Just make sure to lable them so you will know when to stop turning them and what not.
     
  5. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    ok thank you !
     

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