Cleaning incubator post hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SarahIrl, May 21, 2010.

  1. SarahIrl

    SarahIrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2010
    West Cork, Ireland
    The instructions say water and a soft cloth, I've done that but it still STINKS [​IMG] from hatching (had 16 hatch). Can I fumigate it with formalin? Need to set new eggs within a week for my father as he can't get the chicks he wants only eggs...
  2. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

    May 5, 2007
    central maine
    I use bleach diluted 1 part bleach to 10 parts of water. if you have a styrofoam incubator, this might kill the styrofoam. I spray it and let it sit 10 mins then wipe it down and air it out.

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