getting close!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beccastrozyk, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. beccastrozyk

    beccastrozyk New Egg

    Mar 10, 2013
    As we are getting close to day 18, do I need to put paper towels down in the incubator or something? We have a small styrofoam incubator and it has a wire mesh bottom that they eggs sit on. I think I may have some hatching on different days. Any suggestions as to getting the incubator ready for the hatching. is by no means full. I have 11 eggs in it and it probably holds....well....I'm not sure how many it holds, but there's plenty of room. Thanks for any help or advice. This is our first hatch. [​IMG] Thinking day 21 is this Saturday. Rebecca
  2. mlmills79

    mlmills79 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 25, 2012
    Morrison, OK
    No, you don't need to put anything down in the incubator. The wire mesh won't bother them and if they poop it will usually fall through so they aren't walking/falling in it!

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