This might be a stupid question...

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

  1. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Songster

    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 Songster

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

    cherndon712 Songster

    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

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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 Songster

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

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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 Songster

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

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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 Songster

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

    Crystal
     
  10. johnnyjack

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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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