incubation with chick and keet eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chick123600, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. chick123600

    chick123600 Out Of The Brooder

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    Help. My hen Penny had gone broody and was setting on eggs for about 7 days, then she quit.

    I think it's because of the 2 month old chick she took in and is now missing (no idea where she went)

    Anyways I took the eggs, and found that she was laying on 6 guinea eggs, and 4 chicken eggs. I put them in my incubator.

    I know that guineas need to be in the incubator longer but how am I supposed to go about doing this?

    I know for sure that at least some of the guinea eggs are fertile. and I'm not so sure about the chicken eggs.

    How am I supposed to do this, this will be my third attempt on hatching anything in my incubator. The first two times was very full of flaws, but now I got it mostly down pat.


    Can anyone help?
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2012
  2. chick123600

    chick123600 Out Of The Brooder

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    anyone?
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    That is why I built two incubators. One for incubating and one to hatch in. I don't know anything about hatching guinea eggs, if they take different humidity and such, I would try to go to find a happy medium for both and when the chickens hatch remove them to a brooder and continue with the quineas. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  4. chick123600

    chick123600 Out Of The Brooder

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    There are only two chicken eggs in there now I candled them them yesterday, one is fer sure fertile, and I'm iffy about the other one.
     

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