First time incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Heidi Riley, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Heidi Riley

    Heidi Riley Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok I want to start to hatch my own eggs ..Have questions I want to buy the 1588 Genesis incubator with the 1611 egg turner is this a good one ? I have read that you will need to make sure the eggs are in the right position? Do they have to rest for any lenght of time? And can still buy hatching eggs from the hatcheries , even if they are not selling babies [​IMG] ....Any comments would be great [​IMG]
     
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  2. chuck12

    chuck12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep an eye on temperatures when you order eggs.. if it is 98 degrees where you live wait till fall or spring to order
     
  3. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    some people let it rest for 24 hours before set it, me? I give it rest for some hours. [​IMG]

    yes, pointy end down [​IMG]

    I don't know about brand since I use home made bator. [​IMG]
     
  4. Heidi Riley

    Heidi Riley Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:So the pointy end down in the bator and when you "rest" them ?[​IMG]
     
  5. chuck12

    chuck12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes pointy end always down unless you do the laying flat and turning method... I always use the egg carton method and lean from side to side.
     

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