question?? I am moving from bator to hatcher do I leave them in carton

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by newnanchic, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Do I leave them in the egg carton that they have been in the gqf bator or do I lay them flat in the hatcher. I have a new bator and hatcher so that is why I am asking . Thanks
     
  2. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    anyone have thoughts I just want them to hatch !!
     
  3. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I left mine in the carton, but I'm no expert, I prefer to leave mine under a hen.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    In a word, yes [​IMG] But I agree with marlin about the hens! [​IMG]
     
  5. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Well If my black copper marans hens would hatch them that would be even better but since they do not go broody very often the bator it is.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I hatch mine in the cartons.
     
  7. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Great I left them in the carton. Now 3 long days ahead !!! Thanks for ll of your help.
     
  8. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If you would send me some of those eggs I would put them under a broody, and see how they do. [​IMG]
     
  9. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Yes!!!
     
  10. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't actually hatched eggs yet, but I did hear that if you leave the eggs in the carton and they pip the wrong end, they can suffocate, so I wouldn't do it.
     

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