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LG ? # of eggs to set for hatching?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by needtohatch, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. needtohatch

    needtohatch Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    Hart Co
    Ok I just finished my first hatch this week in my LG. I only had 28 eggs and only 14 hatched. I would like to do more eggs this time as I know what happened to the 14 that did not hatch and think I can fix it. My question is it seemed crowded in there with just the 28 eggs and the chicks that hatched did not have much room to move. I used egg cartons and they were climbing all over those and kept touching the heating element. For those of you who have an LG how many eggs do you hatch in them and how do you arange the cartons so you can still get to the water wells?
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2009

  2. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    I have seen a picture of one person's incubator and they had eggs just piled up in it. I am not recommending this, but it really is what you are comfortable with.

    Maybe someone who actually has one can see this and help.

    Good Luck!!!
  3. jnjross

    jnjross Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    the last hatch i did in an lg (last year) was 36 hatched in carton yes it's crowded,

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