Help with some bad timing

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  1. SilksterTN

    SilksterTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So tomorrow is lock down and of COURSE I have hatching eggs due to arrive on day #22 of my current hatch. It was chicken math and an auction that I wanted eggs from--worst timing ever. My bad.
    So. Do I just carefully and quickly pop open the lid and put them in there? Do I leave one egg turner in there while the others are still hatching? Does the higher humidity hurt the new eggs?
    I don't want to delay putting the new ones in too long since they are being shipped and will probably (knowing my luck) take 3 days to arrive.
    TIA for any suggestions!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'm no expert, but I do know that some members prefer to let shipped eggs "rest" for a day before setting. That may give you some breathing space for your hatch.
     
  3. SilksterTN

    SilksterTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes one day of rest will be do-able but there might still be eggs in there that I don't want to give up on yet LOL
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Buy another bator, then you can keep one at lockdown settings, and the other at pre-lockdown settings [​IMG]
     
  5. SilksterTN

    SilksterTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOLOL The eggs cost me enough! No room in the current budget for a second bator [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    CTken has given you great advice.
     
  7. SilksterTN

    SilksterTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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