A 21 day journey

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Balefire, May 26, 2011.

  1. Balefire

    Balefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today my 2 parcel of hatching eggs arrived. So far everything looks fine. No broken egg and some eggs extra. Thank you 2 so much.
    The incubater is set and I'm now looking for temperature and huminity. I did a lot of resurch and now I'm confused. Is 100 ok or should it better be around 102? The huminity @ 65?
    I plan to put the eggs into the bater tomrow evening, So that the eggs got their 24h rest. Do I need to turn them tomorrow morning?
    So much question before the journey starts [​IMG]
     
  2. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of incubator do you have? Still air or forced air?
     
  3. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    If you have a still air (like I do) temp should be 101.5. Forced air 99.5. Humidity for both should be around 40%.

    Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  4. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm not going to say your wrong because most everybody on here will agree with you! However, the instructions I received with my LG Still Air says 99.5!! I have mine set there and I don't worry about humidity until lockdown! At lockdown I just add water to the spaces provided. I have always had a good hatch rate!
     
  5. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    Quote:I'm not going to say your wrong because most everybody on here will agree with you! However, the instructions I received with my LG Still Air says 99.5!! I have mine set there and I don't worry about humidity until lockdown! At lockdown I just add water to the spaces provided. I have always had a good hatch rate!

    I was thinking about doing dry incubation, but I'm on my first hatch and I have 25 eggs at stake. Next hatch will only have a few eggs so I can try it and see how it goes for me.
     
  6. Balefire

    Balefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It is a still air bater with eggturner, so I need to see, that I git that 101,5 and around 40% huminity.

    Thank you so mych for your help
     
  7. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    Quote:It is a still air bater with eggturner, so I need to see, that I git that 101,5 and around 40% huminity.

    Thank you so mych for your help

    No problem. Have fun hatching! [​IMG]
     
  8. Balefire

    Balefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So the Journey starts @ 5.45 pm...................hope we will be sucessfull [​IMG]
    I kepp you posted [​IMG]
     
  9. Balefire

    Balefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To get something to do, I was @ Lowes and rescued some plants....................and now I look like this again [​IMG]..............................................................[​IMG]
     
  10. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    I feel your pain. We had a lot of planting to do for the past few days. Now I have nothing to do.
     

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