Staggered Hatch Move to Hatcher Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lockedhearts, May 8, 2008.

  1. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Because I am a severly afflicted HatchAHolic:lau
    I got a little nutty, set 3 eggs one day and added another the next, so my question is moving to the hatcher should I move eggs a day early or a day late so they can all go into the hatcher together? Day 18 & 17 will be the 17th, if I moved late in the day I am thinking that would be the best idea.
    Any input?
  2. Haviris

    Haviris Songster

    Sep 4, 2007
    I think either would be fine!
  3. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    put them all in when second set is day 18. the extra day will not hurt the first set but the last few days can be crucial at end of hatch if lacking. the first hatch should start to hatch early still or right on time.

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