staggered hatch with one incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lemondsm, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. lemondsm

    lemondsm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have eggs on day 11 in the incubator. A friend offered me 12 eggs because thy have too many and they are just going to toss them if I don't want them. I was wondering if I took them what would I do when I lock down the first batch. I do not have a turner. What do you think? Any suggestions? Should I not even bother?
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Hmmm.. you would need another bator. 70-80% is wayyy too much for eggs not on lockdown.
     
  3. lemondsm

    lemondsm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I was thinking but sometimes I am surprised at some of the creative things people come up with on here. Thank you.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I agree - another bator.
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  6. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Put "staggered hatch" into the search box and you may get some ideas....I just read one.. where a lady did it a few times by misting the eggs that were hatching with a spray bottle of water and hand turning for a few days for the ones that are not ready yet.....hope this helps....
     

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