GRIP LINER on bottom DAY 18

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leecey411, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. leecey411

    leecey411 Songster

    May 31, 2007
    Has anyone used this on the bottom to prevent spayed legs?[​IMG]
    Let me know what you think.

    I just set the eggs on top, out of the turner and now the excitement mounts!!
    I am expecting Hanukah chicks, [​IMG] silkie and serama!
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Yep, I always line my hatcher with it. Works well. See?
  3. d_rooster

    d_rooster Songster

    Mar 19, 2007
    North Augusta, SC
    In your picture of your lined incubator, is that a frame of wood around the edge or perhaps a modified drawer to keep the chicks from getting their little feet caught at the edges of the incubator?
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    That's a tray my Dh made out of cabin siding and plastic garden fencing for the bottom. It's sitting in our homemade Fridge-a-Bator hatcher. When the hatch is done, we just remove the tray, wipe out the bottom, disinfect the tray and liner or cut a new liner and back in it goes.
  5. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    Where does one get this Grip Liner?
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Walmart has it for .94 cents I bought some last week.
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It's shelf liner so it's with the houseware stuff.
  8. d_rooster

    d_rooster Songster

    Mar 19, 2007
    North Augusta, SC
    Yes, I've gotten this same stuff from Wal-mart in a black color to use for lining my Craftsman tool cabinet. It's a little thinner that what is sold at the hardward store for tool drawer liner, but much cheaper and serves the purpose for that job, too. I also cut it up for no skid prevention on the bottom of furniture or things I don't want sliding around on the hardwood floors. Great stuff with lots of uses!

    Uh Oh! Now there will be a run on shelf liner at Wally World. I got the last water wiggler at my local Wal-Mart about a week ago. As I snatched the last wiggler, I stood there thinking, "Everyone in my area must be hatching eggs and needing water wigglers for their incubators. " Right? [​IMG]

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