trays...Found the answer

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  1. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there
    My eggs are waiting to go into the incubator. This is the sportsman with the hatcher in the bottom. On the web site and manual it says that it holds 288 chicken eggs. Well i dont think so . there is 2 trays for each shelf ,,,which there is 3. So 6 trays altogether. Each trays holds 30 chickens eggs. Total of 186 eggs. Is there some thing that i am doing wrong. ? Do you double stack them.? I know you can with quail.
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2010
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Quote:You must have the wrong trays in it. My trays hold 48 eggs each times six is 288.

    Paper mache egg trays only hold 30 eggs.
     
  3. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes i have the paper ones. The other ones for the chickens are on back order. I have one plastic for the chickens eggs. It also holds 30.
     
  4. adorable

    adorable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just went on the site. I bought the wrong trays.....[​IMG].
     
  5. vatterpa

    vatterpa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does that mean you have too many eggs? Hope it works out for you.
     

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