Can i take chick out of incubator while other eggs are still hatching?

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  1. john_wrightson2003

    john_wrightson2003 Chirping

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    I have a chick that I need to get pics of but the only way to get pics of it, is to get it out of the incubator, cause its in a little plastic tub in my incubator to separate breeds, and i just need to know if thats ok...?
     
  2. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    Yes. You just need to keep your humidity at 65%. What kind of incubator are you using? Does it have its own humidity control?
     
  3. john_wrightson2003

    john_wrightson2003 Chirping

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    um, about that, mine is actually homeade out of an old wine cooler... :barnie:barnie
     
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  4. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    Ok, then you will want to limit how many times you open it and add a little hot water every time you do. If you add hot water each time it should be fine! :)
     
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  5. john_wrightson2003

    john_wrightson2003 Chirping

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    Alrightey, appreciate it...
     
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  6. BigBlueHen53

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    Mosey2003 Crowing

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    I would not open an incubator during an active hatch in order to take a picture of a chick, myself.
     
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  8. BirdsBeesTrees

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    In his other post his chick had a fatal abnormality every one was a asking for pictures. ;)
     

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