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Staggered Hatching!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sheilaburk, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. sheilaburk

    sheilaburk Hatching

    Jan 1, 2017
    So, I set my very first eggs, Christmas day. A lady gave me some bantam eggs about a week and a half later. They needed to be immediately bator'd. I can't roll them right now, because my Christmas chicks just started hatching! Will the bantams be ok until I am able to roll them? I am using a still-air with water in the bottom canals, so tilting the bator would be difficult.

  2. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

    Mar 1, 2015
    If your first chicks are hatching, I wouldn't risk it by rolling the new eggs. Just leave them for now, maybe the chicks will push them around a bit.

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