Got My first incubator!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tripp, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. Tripp

    Tripp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now I have some questions when incubating do I need to take eggs out that are about to hatch get an egg turner or hand turn.... Do I need forced air or still air I really need some advice on what to do from start to finish...

    Thanks in advance and sorry for the novice question..

    Tripp
     
  2. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    Welcome and congrats! If you search the incubating thread, you will find a ton of info. I prefer a forced air incubator over still. It usually has better results and more even temps. I love a turner, but if you can't afford one, just turn by hand. At day 18 of incubation, you stop turning the eggs, increase the humidity and wait. You will need a hygrometer.thermometer to keep an eye on your temps. and humidity the whole time. Walmart sells an Accurite combo hygro/therm that is digital and works great. Good luck!
     
  3. Tripp

    Tripp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You! Got a thermometer will get the other from walmart Thank you.
     

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