Gathering eggs for hatching.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ole Mule, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    Nov 5, 2007
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    Ok now that I understand how to operate my bator. On gathering eggs I collect twice a day place in egg carton pointed side down tip carton up by placing something under one end rotate once a day keep in cool place and do not wash or rub clean no eggs.

    It should take me about 4 or 5 days to collect enough eggs to hatch.
    If I am not right please help.

    I am practicing with my run of the mill chickens before I purchase any of the ones I like IE: Welsummers and Marans.

    I have Game Chickens crossed on Barred Rocks they lay pretty good this cross usually go broody but I am scared they will not be ready if I order any eggs, thats why the incubator.
     
  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    [​IMG] That's it! Only other thing I would suggest is to keep them in a cooler area, like a basement. I believe they should be around 55-65 degrees. Good luck!
     
  3. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    The only thing I can do is put them in a room that is not as warm as the rest of the house.
     

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