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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sally Sunshine, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    no need for ACV?
     
  2. Watermelon123

    Watermelon123 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    no need for ACV?
    ACV- apple cider vingar, right?

    Before i got my chicks, my freind had me help her with her chickens. This is the way she taught me, she never included it. She explained that if the water goes above the feed that it will not get moldy and that apple cider vinager encourages the creation of alcohol. I never tried it with ACV because of what she told me, I can't give any experience with it...
     
  3. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    ok this is how I do it.....

    Fermented Feed
    NO STRAIN Hot water
    EASY Fermented Feed Method
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  4. Brittsplace

    Brittsplace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree even the bad things can teach you something.
     
  5. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    I never used ACV in my fermented feed, just some water and a scoop of feed.
     
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  7. lindalouly

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    Just giving you Kudos and a standing ovation. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Nksg75

    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Take the danger out of obsessive candling and make your own incubator that you can candle the eggs from the outside!!! :)
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    I built this myself with a little help from my father!! It really has saved many eggs from my clumsy hands!!!
    I have 2 or them, incubator has the larger kit and the hatcher Is a tad smaller and helps keep the humidity in better.
     
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  9. mamahmendez

    mamahmendez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is this amazing incubator? I love the fact that it is so CLEAR and easy to see! Wow, that is GREAT!
     
  10. Nksg75

    Nksg75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!! It's my own creation made out of thick acrylic sheets. With a powerful enough heater/ fan/ thermostat combo kit I don't need any other insulation for it! I tried out a few other sizes and this size seemed to both fit an auto turner and hold heat very well! I get to enjoy candling all the time without taking them out constantly!!
     

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