Has anyone every used…...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nurschic, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. nurschic

    nurschic Chirping

    Feb 10, 2014
    Has anyone ever used the non-slip matting that goes under a rug on the wire rack of the bator so the the eggs dont roll around? I have read about putting cheese cloth down, but was wondering if the non-slip matting would work.
  2. Aronia

    Aronia Songster

    Apr 8, 2014
    St. Catharines, ON
    I think it would work.
  3. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

    Jul 14, 2014
    I just put the rubbery shelving material you put in your cupboards in my bator, so that I can lift my egg carton up and rotate without worrying about slippage. Still wondering if it would be ok to leave in their during lockdown/hatching for any babies that hatch out for footing and mobile chicks vs. being on wire mesh (?). Worrying a bit over little toes and tails snagging or getting caught in the holes. Since I shouldn't count my chicks before they hatch, I will just have to be patient and see what happens. I don't know about you guys, but I think this is going to be the longest three weeks in my history, including every holiday, birthday and anniversary combined!
    (Good luck)

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