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does the incubator have to be full to work good?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by showjumper_girl2002, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. showjumper_girl2002

    showjumper_girl2002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got an rcom that holds 24 eggs, does it have to have all 24 in it for good results or can I put less (say like 10)?
     
  2. g&h farm

    g&h farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have put less and had great hatches, and I have filled them and had a problem with the last eggs getting stickey and not able to hatch. Ive only done a few hatches but the hatch that I only had 12 in did great. Good Luck! I say go for it. [​IMG]
     
  3. showjumper_girl2002

    showjumper_girl2002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered the incubator yesterday. The mom has 4 eggs right now and laying one a day (not brooding yet) can I leave them with her till it gets here? Also does the time it takes to hatch start when I put them in the incubator or when she first lays them?
     

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