Any last minute advice???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mamaboyd, May 5, 2008.

  1. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are going in the bator tonight, so does anybody have any last minute advice for me since I've never done this before [​IMG] I've got the hovabator genesis 1588 warming up and the eggs warming up to room temp. Wish me luck!! [​IMG]

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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Patience!!!.....No opening the bator other then candling and water for humidity!!...
     
  3. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!! This is really going to test my patience [​IMG]
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:yep!
     
  5. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs went in at 8:30 tonight!! [​IMG] I'm trying to find the thread that I saw once that discussed when day 1 begins... would it be tomorrow at 8:30 pm or does day 1 begin tonight??
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    When I set my eggs in the late evening I always count the next day as one...if set in the morning, I count that as the first day...
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good luck!
     
  8. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone!! I have one more question... how do I lower the humidity?? My humidity reader is reading it's at 70 percent in the incubator, even though the thermometer is reading a temp of 100 degrees. I'm still sifting through all the threads to find info because I hate asking questions that have already been asked before. [​IMG]
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Take out some of the water. Make the surface area of the water smaller to lower the humidity.
     
  10. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Miss Prissy!! You're the expert on these genesis 1588 bators!! [​IMG]
     

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