What should I do? Stagger hatches?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenphile, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. chickenphile

    chickenphile Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 8, 2008
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    I have some eggs that I recieved in the mail on Monday. I recieved some today and I am expecting some tomorrow? Should I put the ones from Monday at least in the bator or can I wait until Friday to do it? The latest egg date is 2/23. I just worry about viability. I have been turning them 2X daily and they are in a cool basement. I have two incubators right now and am expecting a third( a 1588) .

    What would you do? This is my first time hatching and I want to be successful.

    thanks
    Chris
     
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    Personnally...I have never had much luck with eggs that old...there are plenty that will refute my ideas so take them for what they are my experiences...heck if you have waited this long what is another couple days so you don't have staggered hatch issues...
     
  3. chickenphile

    chickenphile Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is the oldest egg. Most of the other ones are 3/3 3-6. Guess I should of planned this better huh?

    Chris
     

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