Incubator question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lincolnsilkies, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Songster

    Aug 27, 2011
    Lincoln Nebraska
    I have 2 incubators going one was set on a friday the other on a sunday after candling eggs i have enough room for the others now in the other incubator the one that set friday has 29 now and the one set on sunday has 8 so can i combine them or is it best to leave them how they are i just didnt want to have to run 2 if i didnt need to anymore thanks

  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    You can combine the eggs into one until you go into lockdown with the first set. Then you fire the second one up for use as a hatcher only on the first set of eggs.
  3. nizar

    nizar Chirping

    Sep 10, 2011
    two month ago I put eggs for 8 different dates, all fertile eggs hatch.

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