Day 18 Off Of Turner Onto Pipecleaners to support eggs???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leecey411, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. leecey411

    leecey411 Songster

    May 31, 2007
    I read (I think from Dipsy DD) to place pipecleaners on the floor of the hatcher and on day 18, when out of turner, set eggs large end upon the pipecleaners for the last three days. I understand that will keep the air cell up to reduce chance of a chick drowning. Am I understanding this? Has anyone tried this?
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2008

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