Bator for hatch day......

Discussion in 'Geese' started by bayyjayy, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Songster

    Jul 5, 2011
    So, I have read a few things about having a "hatching" bator......Iain, will you send me a pic of yours?

    What I am confused about....well, maybe worried is a better word.......I have nine Buff American eggs in my bator at the moment (on day 23, thank you very much!) and I am stressing over hatching time. I have just the one LG still air bator and am at a loss of what to do when the time comes.

    Suggestions? I have searched this forum, and have found that a lot of people don't move to hatchers, but I worry about the geese that are hatched touching the heat element (I know, I know, but I worry!), and about them knocking the eggs all over the place. I know it helps the other geese that haven't hatched yet to have the babies all together, helps them work harder, etc, but.......I worry.

    Maybe what I want more than suggestions is reassurance......the fear of the unknown, know what I mean?

    Anyway........thank you!
  2. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Crowing

    Dec 17, 2011
    Here you go. [​IMG]


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