babies hatching soon....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tarheel4lif3, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. tarheel4lif3

    tarheel4lif3 Out Of The Brooder

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    saw that someone put their eggs in a carton inside their incubator before hatching to help with the mess. I did this but wanted to know if it was ok?!
     
  2. Maggie3

    Maggie3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanna know too!!
     
  3. menkot

    menkot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did it too. So far nothing on mine but I am still hopeful.
     
  4. tarheel4lif3

    tarheel4lif3 Out Of The Brooder

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  5. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
    Maryland
    It was Zunibee that posted about hatching in the cartons. Interesting. This time I'm trying the whole shebang in cartons--I'm using them as egg turners. I prop them all up on one side...then go back and switch and prop up the other side to "turn". I got 48 eggs in my hovabator this way. [​IMG] And, after Zunibee's success, I might try letting the boogers hatch in them, too!!
     
  6. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    I have a batch that will be hatching out on the 19th and I plan on using the cartons. All my other batches chicks were running over eggs until the rolled way to the side - all of those died w/ out pipping. In fact I already cut my cartons and have them under the table that has my bator on it so I don't forget. [​IMG]
     

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