Staggered hatch in one bator!!!???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rocketdog312, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2009
    Phoenix, Arizona
    okay, I'm doing a test run. there are six eggs in the incubator. 4 will hatch on the 18th and the others a few days later. HOW DO I DO THIS????

    please I really need help in this area.

  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    I just do lockdown as usual, and commence turning the remaining eggs after the hatch.
  3. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Just stop turning the 4 a couple of days before hatch while continuing to turn the rest. Let the 4 hatch. They won't disturb the others enough to mess up their hatch. Take the 4 out when they're dry & put them wherever you have set up for your newborns. Good luck in your hatches, they'll be fine.[​IMG]
  4. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2010

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