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Two definite rolling air cells. I couldn't see any other air cells. So, what should I do?

  Set them, check again on day 7.   :)

Wonderful family, very understanding husband when it comes to chickens, dogs, birds, one big Golden Retriever, and thankful to the Lord for all!
Wonderful family, very understanding husband when it comes to chickens, dogs, birds, one big Golden Retriever, and thankful to the Lord for all!
post #1022 of 3631
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All right, stupid question... I am getting 12 eggs tomorrow, after I let the air cells set, in what direction do I fill the automatic egg turner. I know the eggs go small end down, but my turner holds more eggs then I am getting and not sure if I should from middle out, or one side to another or around the outside. Please help clearify.

 

 

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I start from the middle and work my way out, I just try to keep the eggs evened out. Like 3 or 4 on each row.. Depends on however many eggs I get. I think it's just person preference though.

Do something like this but rotate them every couple of days--Incubators will still have temperature differences in spots.

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Should I have gaps I between or keep them next to each other?
3 EEs, 2 BOs, 1 Pair Porcelain D'Uccle, and 2 Polish so far.............. :)
3 EEs, 2 BOs, 1 Pair Porcelain D'Uccle, and 2 Polish so far.............. :)
post #1024 of 3631
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Do something like this but rotate them every couple of days--Incubators will still have temperature differences in spots.

Should I have gaps I between them or keep them next to each other?
3 EEs, 2 BOs, 1 Pair Porcelain D'Uccle, and 2 Polish so far.............. :)
3 EEs, 2 BOs, 1 Pair Porcelain D'Uccle, and 2 Polish so far.............. :)
post #1025 of 3631
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Should I have gaps I between them or keep them next to each other?

Keep them next to each other. Some experiments have found that they will hatch better if the touch. The thought is that there is some sort of communication between the chicks that helps them.


Edited by ronott1 - 10/6/15 at 2:00pm
post #1026 of 3631
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Should I have gaps I between them or keep them next to each other?
I'll put 2 or 3 together then skip a hole then do 2 or 3 more, believe it's whatever you prefer.
If I'm doing a mixed batch like I am now.. I group my lavender ameracaunas together, group lavender orpingtons together, and my wheaten ameracauna by itself because I only have 1. The app won't let me upload a picture.

Triple V Farm

 

currently have:

Jubilee Orpingtons, Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons, Cream Legbars, Coturnix Quail.

 

NPIP 65-1482

Triple V Farm

 

currently have:

Jubilee Orpingtons, Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons, Cream Legbars, Coturnix Quail.

 

NPIP 65-1482

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Thank you everyone, I really do appreciate all of the advice.
3 EEs, 2 BOs, 1 Pair Porcelain D'Uccle, and 2 Polish so far.............. :)
3 EEs, 2 BOs, 1 Pair Porcelain D'Uccle, and 2 Polish so far.............. :)
post #1028 of 3631
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Thank you everyone, I really do appreciate all of the advice.
smile.png good luck

Triple V Farm

 

currently have:

Jubilee Orpingtons, Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons, Cream Legbars, Coturnix Quail.

 

NPIP 65-1482

Triple V Farm

 

currently have:

Jubilee Orpingtons, Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons, Cream Legbars, Coturnix Quail.

 

NPIP 65-1482

post #1029 of 3631

I found this but it seems so huge. Where would I install it in an LG?

ETA It is 5" x 5" x 2". I measured the incubator and unless I make a cut it won't fit.
Edited by tao chick - 10/6/15 at 3:47pm
I'm creating Pleasant Row chickens: I'm starting with goals of cold hardy, dual purpose, and always bearded using Ameraucana, Crested Cream Legbar, Copper Marans, EE, Orpington, and Rock.
I'm also working toward improving the Cream Brabanter breed.
I'm creating Pleasant Row chickens: I'm starting with goals of cold hardy, dual purpose, and always bearded using Ameraucana, Crested Cream Legbar, Copper Marans, EE, Orpington, and Rock.
I'm also working toward improving the Cream Brabanter breed.
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My eggS shipped today super eggcited!🐔🐣🐥

Serama lover! Home of the Super Serama Bunch! Don't forget cochins. 15 Seramas, 1 duccles, 10 layer birds! Make sure to follow Kate's Sassy Seramas as we are NPIP certified!

Serama lover! Home of the Super Serama Bunch! Don't forget cochins. 15 Seramas, 1 duccles, 10 layer birds! Make sure to follow Kate's Sassy Seramas as we are NPIP certified!

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