hatching baskets?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by urbanagrarian, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. urbanagrarian

    urbanagrarian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to keep chicks separate when they hatch. How do others do this? Do you make or buy hatching baskets?
     
  2. Hi! Those little strawberry baskets might work.

    Good luck!
    Lisa
     
  3. urbanagrarian

    urbanagrarian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm think a chick might jump out of a strawberry basket, but maybe with a cover it might work.

    How do people know the parents of a chick with mixed eggs in the incubator?
     
  4. Hi! Just turn the baskets upside down [​IMG]
    I forgot, I've used a hardware cloth 'fence' to divide the hatcher in half or quarters for different crosses.

    Lisa
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've used cardboard "slats" to divide it. I duct tape it to the sides.
     
  6. urbanagrarian

    urbanagrarian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all for the good ideas.
     

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