Skipping a lot powers been out with wind! trees down Welcome new hatchers!!
A few links for you all!!
HOW I PERSONALLY SHIP EGGS AND THE REASONS BEHIND IT ALL
Alettertoeggshippers.doc 30k .doc file
ShippingEggsTheSallySunshineWay.docx 175k .docx file
note these files are still a work in progress, thank you @Chaos18 for creating them post #40168
How Sally Sunshine Incubates SHIPPED EGGS post #53845
REQUEST HOW YOU WANT YOUR eggs SHIPPED PEOPLE!!!! post #4964
Washing, Cuticle, Sweating eggs:
Shipped Eggs =
Change Of Plans how to settle, when to set and how to set and when to turn! post #53845
HOW TO CANDLE EGGS post #40826
REASONS to NOT candle SO MUCH! http://blog.mypetchicken.com/2013/03/31/5-reasons-why-egg-candling/
BRINSEA HOW TO CANDLE
Candlers/ FLASHLIGHTS TO CANDLE DARK EGGS & Innovations SUGGESTIONS post #38996
TURNING ITS IMPORTANT
TURN MORE THAN 3 times a day!! post #22178
Hatching at High Altitudes post #37908
O2 deprivation to day 10 of incubation followed by regular oxygen concentrations leads to stronger chicks post #33815
NEVER USE VENT holes as a means to Control HUMIDITY especially during HATCH DAYS!
THERMOMETERS, HYGROMETERS & CALIBRATION NEVER TRUST THE ONE THAT CAME WITH YOUR BATOR get another or two!!
Thermo/hygro suggestions post #13998
HEAT SINKS/ Stones/Pebbles ADD THEM TO STYRO! post #43903
Calibration is a MUST:
WHY YOU SHOULD CALIBRATE and link to HOW: post #545 also see calibration in Hatching Eggs 101 TEMPS SECTION
Calibrate the hygrometer a video post #35121
ADD a LEGO to your dial of cheap styro bator to make minor adjustments! GENIUS post #38133
ALWAYS run your bator a few days first for temp swings post #9129
Incubators with fans and without fans need to run at DIFFERENT TEMPS! post #31175
What is the maximum and minimum range of temp I can go before killing the chicks? post #12473
HAVE A PLAN IN CASE YOU LOOSE ELECTRIC ITS THE SEASON! see post #522
REPEAT REPEAT HAVE A PLAN IN CASE YOU LOOSE ELECTRIC ITS THE SEASON! see post #522
HUMIDITY Humidity is NOT a set number!
Its a tool to get the correct weight loss in the egg! post #8924 see Hatching Eggs 101
WHY do we need less humidity to get the best weight loss for colored hatching eggs during incubation? post #36320
KEEPING MOLD and BACTERIAL from growing in water WELLS during incubation post #1644
Trick to raising humidity in egg trays by adding small containers to egg slot! post #42512
LOCKDOWN, DAY 18, CANDLES, PIPS, ZIPS
MARKING AIR CELLS DAY 18, DRAW DOWN, INTERNAL PIP, EXTERNAL PIP, and ZIPPING post #35770
Pips and ZIPS ARE NOT THE SAME PATIENCE is a MUST!
I have pulled extremely helpful NOTES, LINKS &
for EVERYONE'S convenience and will continue to put them HERE: