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hatching eggs coming on different dates

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chkinut, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    I just ordered some Black Copper Marans hatching eggs from 2 different people. One batch has an estimated delivery of Dec 18th, the other batch has a delivery of Jan 1st. i've hatched eggs before, but never with some needing to be in lockdown before other eggs. is this easily done?
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:hmmm what kind of incuabting system do you have?? how many bators???
  3. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    it can be if you have two incubators. Otherwise, your first set will be needing to go into lockdown with a higher humidity than your second set. This could cause a lower development in your second set. Is there any way you could have the second set come a week later? that would be the best way to ensure your best hatch.
  4. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    well, i asked a friend of mine if she had an extra incubator....and she does! so...problem solved! her incubator will be my hatching incubator! thanks guys!

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