Do you plan the next hatch when you set the first?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bargain, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. 1. Always

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  2. 2. Usually

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  3. 3. Sometimes

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  4. 4. Never

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  1. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    How many of you plan the next hatch when you set the first?
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    I always do and I even have thoughts of whats going in for the 3rd hatch:)
  3. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    It all depends how full the brooders are. Right now I'm taking a break from hatching till I have more space in the brooder. (of course when the weather breaks that won't be an issue) I am getting some test eggs in a few weeks and plan on ordering some leghorns and pied guineas for right after. By then my Pearl Guineas should be laying so I will test their eggs next. LOL...oh wait, I'm not done! By then end of summer my BCM's and Silkies should start laying so I'll have to test all those. I have two LG's. 1 is the incubator with turner the other is for hatching only. So I often do staggered hatches.

    Now...the big BUT: if someone said tomorrow 'will you test these?' or I found a really great deal on some show quality BCM's....I'd have the 'bator fired up in 2 minutes flat! So that is all subject to change.
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2010
  4. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    Rocky Mount VA
    LOL -- I am blessed to have a Sportsman GQF where each tray holds 90 eggs -- I can keep rolling hatches going, and usually do.

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