Day 18 questions

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  1. JeremyKSullivan

    JeremyKSullivan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    9PM tonight will be 18 full days. I have a couple questions.

    Should I leave the eggs in the tray they are in?
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    Or should I use this one?
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    Also, my egg turner's highest point is about 2.5-3 inches from the bottom of the incubator when I level it off. Should I remove the turner and sit the trays on the bottom of the incubator. Just wondered if a fall from that height might hurt the chicks.

    Getting excited!
     
  2. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Remove turner, just place eggs on bottom of incubator.
     
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  3. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Remove turner, just place eggs on bottom of incubator.
     
  4. JeremyKSullivan

    JeremyKSullivan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a lot!
     
  5. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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    I am on day 18 too. I just took the egg turner out. I am at about 60 percent humidity. Not sure if I will be able to get up to 70. Crossing my fingers. Good luck to you!
     
  6. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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    I am on day 18 too. I just took the egg turner out. I am at about 60 percent humidity. Not sure if I will be able to get up to 70. Crossing my fingers. Good luck to you!
     
  7. JeremyKSullivan

    JeremyKSullivan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took the egg turner out, added another cup of water, sponges and a little mat so the bottom of the cooler won't be slippery. Humidity on the rise. Hoping all of the final 7 make it!

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  8. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Jeremy and Beth! I hope all went well for yall!
     
  9. bethk

    bethk Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is my update :)
    What about you, Jeremy?
     
  10. JeremyKSullivan

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