Incubating different age eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lrkel, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be receiving chicken eggs in a couple days. Now I found peafowl eggs that I want. They both require the same care except peafowl hatch a full week later. Is this possible to do with a LG and turner? My concern is day 18 when I turn the humidity up. Will that hurt the peafowl with a week left? Any ideas or advise?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    The way I do turkeys and chickens together is to start the turkey eggs a week early.

    The humidity is one potential problem. The other I see is that the chicks make a mess when they hatch. I'd have some concerns with the incubator getting stinky with bacteria after the chicken hatch. Fir that reason alone, I would not do it.
     
  3. Lrkel

    Lrkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good point, Thank you. Guess I'll just have to wait this time around. Wish I would've thought about it a week earlier!
     

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