Uh-Oh too many eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ArabianHaven, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. ArabianHaven

    ArabianHaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, I am new to incubating eggs and this is my second time doing so. I went to meet a man today who was going to give me 1 dozen eggs. I know I have enough room for these in my incubator, the problem is, when I got their he gathered up 3 1/2 dozen eggs! I do not have enough room in my incubator! I don't want to eat them because I really want these chicks but I have 22 maran eggs that will not fit! I have a friend who has a huge incubator and she might incubate them for me but the problem is I can't meet her before Wednesday. What should I do? Is their anything I can do for the eggs? Like putting heating lamps near them? Thank you so much.
     
  2. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's xmas time the season of giving!!!! share the wealth!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your eggs are fresh, put them in cartons at ROOM TEMPERATURE. Place a fat book under one end of each carton. Every 4 - 8 hours, switch the book to the other end. They won't start to develop until they are in the incubator. They can hold up to about a week or a little more at room temp before you start to lose fertility/development.

    Don't panic! DON'T EAT THEM! [​IMG]
     
  4. ArabianHaven

    ArabianHaven Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much!
     

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