mixed hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by brn325, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. brn325

    brn325 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i put eggs in on monday thinking the eggs i got on ebay would be here the next day but they didn't show up until thursday so my question is will the ebay eggs be alright when i take the first eggs out of the turner on day 18?
     
  2. Tn Gamebirds

    Tn Gamebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    they should be fine. Just dont keep the door open no longer than you have to
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    3 days isent to far apart !! You should be ok !!!! The only problem with staggered hatches is the hum day 18-21.
     
  4. brn325

    brn325 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    should i keep turning the ebay eggs i should i keep the cover on and wait?
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It would probably be best to just not turn them, so you don't risk jeopardizing the other eggs. A few days early shouldn't affect them that much
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:When day 18 comes for the first set I would stop turing the others (the ebays)
     
  7. AWChickens

    AWChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did a staggered hatch last summer, same thing where one batch took way longer to get to me than the other. They were 5 day apart and I was afraid to quit turning too early for the 'younger' eggs, so on day 18 & 19 for the 'older eggs, I just turned the 'younger' batch once instead of 3-5. Had a great hatch from both sets.
     

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