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food & water in incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tcal, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. tcal

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    Should I have food & water available in the incubator in case there are early and late hatchings?
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

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    No, they can survive on the yolk for a few days. If you order chicks through the mail they haven't been fed. They first get food and water when you receive them.
     
  3. tcal

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    alright, Thanks![​IMG]
     
  4. Mesa

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    I'd be concerned the food would mold from all the humidity.
     

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