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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cherndon712, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
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    Is it okay to add eggs to the bator? I already have BO eggs in, but I should have some other eggs coming soon too...Can I put them in the same bator?
     
  2. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep just mark them and set them in a egg crate if ya turn by hand
     
  3. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    LOL...I do turn by hand, so I must be crazy, but I want a full incubator!! A lady came and bought my NH and red sex links today, so I feel like i have an empty coop! I only have 12 left
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    Crystal
     
  4. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i turn by hand also and had three different stages of hatches last time i run my bator. i just marked with a date and kept them in the crate until day 18 that way i knew when it was time to set them out.
     
  5. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    WY
    What do you mean by set them out?
     
  6. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    set them out of the crate to hatch so they can roll and bump around inside the bator lol after day 18
     
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  7. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
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    i just have mine on the wire, should i put them in a crate?
     
  8. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would leve the ones ya already have in the bator out on the wire. but if ya have room it would be better to put any hatching at a later date on a crate. so when ur first ones hatch they want knock ur later hatching eggs around. because ur still turning them until day 18.
     
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  9. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
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    Ok, that makes sense! Thank you johnnyjack!

    Crystal
     
  10. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol alot of good people on here to help ya i hope i didnt get ya mixed up lol. anyway i hope we solved ur problem.what i told ya works for me. you can do a search and find all kinds of good stuff here. good luck and if ya have a? pm me. i will try to help ya all i can.
     

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