Answer ASAP please concerning water and lock down

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ilovechickens, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. ilovechickens

    ilovechickens Songster

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    I just put my eggs into lock down last night, I have a Hovabator with a tray with chambers, I filled ALL chambers with water, I think according to the picture that I was to fill only the two center ones, eggs are due to hatch on Tuesday, what do I do!

    I will kick myself if I screwed up this hatch!![​IMG]
     
  2. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    I am not sure but will help bump you up to get you some help. Good luck. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Deanner03

    Deanner03 The Cake Queen

    I usually fill all my chambers with the Hovabator. Did you pull the red plugs? Do you have a hygrometer in there?
     
  4. DanEP

    DanEP Songster

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    I don't have a hovabator but i do know if your humidity is is around 60-65 your fine if its a little higher try and open a vent and get it down a little. don't panic their a lot tougher than you think and as long as their not pipping yet you still have time to make any adjustments you need to. Hopefully someone with a hovabater will be able to give more help.


    Good luck with your hatch Dan
     
  5. ilovechickens

    ilovechickens Songster

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    I filled ALL chambers, outside and both inside ones, I did not remove the red plug, the eggs are hatching in egg cartons, so they drew up some moisture and there is little moisture on the cover of the bator. ugh!![​IMG]
     

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