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

    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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