First time incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by charcharbinx, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx Out Of The Brooder

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    I made a DIY incubator before purchasing an incubator. my eggs spent through day 5 in the DIY incubator. I transferred them over to the new incubator today. farm innovators 2100 [​IMG] everything look okay?


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  2. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx Out Of The Brooder

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    charcharbinx Out Of The Brooder

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  4. chicapee

    chicapee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only thing that I could suggest is to check your temperature and humidity with another thermometer and hygrometer that have been calibrated. Humidity is a bit high for days 1 thru 18 if the reading is accurate. Great candling pic for a 5 day embryo.
     
  5. charcharbinx

    charcharbinx Out Of The Brooder

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    I've checked the thermometer with 2 others, and they read consistent across the boar. the humidity has been fluctuating, but it's pretty humid right now where I'm at. I'm not sure if that matters? there's no water in the Bator
     
  6. chicapee

    chicapee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's very humid here too. I don't put water in until day 18. It looks like you are all set, best of luck with your hatch!
     

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