When do you stop?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mayberrygirl, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    October Is knocking, how long do you hatch? Do you hatch year round or stop for the winter?
     
  2. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    I don't generally stop for winter, but as a rule I can only hatch a few times a year. More if the hens don't go broody.
     
  3. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    I usually stop in September and then start again in March, but I don't think that's going to happen this year. I have three clutches of eggs in incubators now that are due to hatch in early October, so not slowing down anytime soon :lol:
     
  4. seventreesfarm

    seventreesfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is our first time hatching our own. We had to quit for winter because hatcheries didn't ship. Now I can time my replacement/for-sale pullets how I want. My baby coop is great in winter, fully insulated and low cost to heat & light.
     
  5. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    I'm definitely not stopping just yet. I have a shipment of RIR eggs coming in the next week or so. I'm excited since this is my first time with shipped eggs.
     
  6. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    "stop hatching" - please define? [​IMG]
     
  7. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To pause hatching and go through withdrawals untill you can take it no more and spend way too much on buying enough eggs to overflow your incubator...

    I want to keep hatching but I have nowhere to put anymore chicks, and am afraid I will have no one to sell them to.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :yuckyuck So true!
     

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