How many can you fit?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmericanMom, Aug 23, 2014.

  1. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Hova Bator1602N and have a lady that will purchase as many chicks as I can hatch. My Turner isn't working right and the last two hatches I have had a better hatch rate hand turning and wondered how many I could safely expect to be able to set. I have 37 as of this evening and planned on adding at least two more tomorrow before I place them all in the bator. what was your highest number you were able to set and what was your final hatch rate?

    Just curious :)
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    56 is how many I got in... will candle and I am sure remove some ( clear, bloodrings etc) I have a still air so my thought is once a day to rotate out to in and such.. I did my morning turning and the outside eggs felt as warm as the inside eggs so maybe they are warm enough. will know for sure when I candle them :)
     
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