Bator issues? Help! Advise!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 77horses, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    Hi.
    I made a homemade bator using some of MissPrissy's ideas, with the cooler and everything. It has worked quite well, but there's one thing that I am concerned about:
    If my egg that is on day 19 hatches soon, and it is sitting on the wire above the water bowl(the water bowl is not in reach so the chick can't drown!) will the chick be ok? It is a plastic type wire with pretty big holes, and I am worried it will hurt the chick. [​IMG]
    Should I just put like a paper towel under the egg for the chick to sit on when it hatches?
    Thanks!! [​IMG]
     
  2. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    does anyone know some advise.....? anyone? [​IMG]
     
  3. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, a paper towel will probably help or a thin soft cloth
    [​IMG] Good luck with your chickie!!! [​IMG]
    ~Rebecca
     
  4. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    oh finally! [​IMG]
    Thanks so much! That's what i thought, but I just wanted to ask all you chicken smarties out there, since I'm not much of one! LOL [​IMG]
     
  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    in fact I will go do that right now. thanks again! [​IMG]
     

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