Got my bator, some questions.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dave_Cash69, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:your humidity should be ok by morning, too. Plus when the eggs go in, it'll all go wonky, like I said, but it'll go back to normal, probably by the time you get home from school - if you have school tomorrow, you may get lucky with this weather and get to stay home and stare at your incubator [​IMG] I know Sam is hoping school will be cancelled tomorrow.


    eta - Try to get the temp and humidity right with both plugs in.
     
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  2. dave_Cash69

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    okay it just kicked off at exactly 100
     
  3. dave_Cash69

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    Mojo Chick'n :

    Quote:your humidity should be ok by morning, too. Plus when the eggs go in, it'll all go wonky, like I said, but it'll go back to normal, probably by the time you get home from school - if you have school tomorrow, you may get lucky with this weather and get to stay home and stare at your incubator [​IMG] I know Sam is hoping school will be cancelled tomorrow.


    eta - Try to get the temp and humidity right with both plugs in.

    haha
    it isnt sticking to the road here, so i am sure we will be going. haha.

    will this 'wonky' period effect the hatching rate? or is it normal with all incubations?​
     
  4. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:I'd leave it there, then - 100 is perfectly acceptable
     
  5. dave_Cash69

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    oh, and lights off, temp keeps rising..
    its now 100.9

    wooo lets hit 101!
     
  6. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:your humidity should be ok by morning, too. Plus when the eggs go in, it'll all go wonky, like I said, but it'll go back to normal, probably by the time you get home from school - if you have school tomorrow, you may get lucky with this weather and get to stay home and stare at your incubator [​IMG] I know Sam is hoping school will be cancelled tomorrow.


    eta - Try to get the temp and humidity right with both plugs in.

    haha
    it isnt sticking to the road here, so i am sure we will be going. haha.

    will this 'wonky' period effect the hatching rate? or is it normal with all incubations?

    It's normal with all incubators - the first day they all go wonky when ya put the eggs in (less so with fans installed)

    it was sticking here, when I went into town to pick Jon up at work. they had salt trucks out, but we live up on the ridge, so if it's slick anywhere around here, they cancel - I moved down here from Michigan [​IMG] we never had so many snow days up there.
     
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  7. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:Usually after the light goes out, the temp will rise another 1 degree, if it goes higher, then tweak it down slightly the next time it comes on again.
     
  8. dave_Cash69

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    woow.
    okay, hit 101.1
    light came on then, so i turned it back to the left a bit.

    im getting the hang of it, i think.

    am i doing it right

    god i am so ready to put my eggs in there tomrorow.
     
  9. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:sounds like you're narrowing it down pretty well.
    Just make sure ya don't turn it too far, [​IMG] then you'll have to tweak it back up again.
     
  10. dave_Cash69

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    i hope im doing it rite. haha.
    meri i really appreciate all of your help, but id keep checkin this thread if i were you,cause ill probably have more questions
     

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