Incubator Vs. Hatcher

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by friskebluegills, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. friskebluegills

    friskebluegills Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2010
    I just got a Leahy incubator that holds about 500 eggs,:lol:that I am super excited about, and I was wondering if I have to have a seprate hatcher? I know the lady that we bought some cochins from has one that holds 1300 eggs and she doesn't have a seprate hatcher. I was thinking when they get ready to hatch I could put them on the bottom shelves. [​IMG]
  2. ChickenCop

    ChickenCop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your correct, no need for the hatcher...If you set your eggs by marking dates on them with pencil you will know when they need to stop turning and moved to the bottom to hatch in the next three days.

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