air flow for incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roxannemc, May 19, 2012.

  1. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Songster

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    My first hatch ...Do i take the plug out of the air hole in the Hovabator during the first 18 days or just the last 3?
     
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

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    Throw the plugs away. I don't use them at all, except when pre heating.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    I agree, leave the plugs out all the time - the more air flow the better.
     
  4. cva34

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    I have to agree but DO not THROW AWAY plugs..you might move to Arizona.and need them...cva34
     
  5. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Songster

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    Thanks...dont think i will move to AZ any time soon but iwill keep it!!I never though anything away.(maybe lose ti thoughHAHAThanks to all!

    BUT another question....the digital hydrometer /temp thing i have says 99.1 degrees.Sitting by the side of the eggs turner.
    The little regular temp gauge that is on top of the eggs says 102 !! Which do i go by?
    NEED HELP!!
     
  6. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Songster

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    Oh i didnt say i have a fan in the incubator
    Does that make a diff on using the air plug or not?
     

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