incubating eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ginnboy, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. ginnboy

    ginnboy Out Of The Brooder

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    If I put eggs in the incubator then 8 hours later put few more will they hatch about same time or about 8 hours apart
     
  2. quibs

    quibs Out Of The Brooder

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    its not an exact thing. you could have some of the eggs you put in at the same time hatch 8 hours apart from one another
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should hatch all about the same time. At least within the same couple of days.
     
  4. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will all hatch at different times. I put lots of eggs in the incubator to hatch on the same day every week. Some will hatch a day early, some will hatch on time, and some hatch a day or two late. Same with be for you.

    Some of the ones you set 8 hrs later will hatch with the others some will not. The early ones, same thing.

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  5. Brandon Philyaw

    Brandon Philyaw New Egg

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    Some of the eggs might take a day or to longer to hatch then the rest! I put 16 eggs in my incubator over a whole weekend 3 weeks ago, they are starting to hatch now and only 1 hatched this Saturday and two hatched today. 13 eggs still haven't hatch so they would be considered a couple days late.

    Brandon
     

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