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Hatching Eggs for Newbies

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken19, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!
    I have brooded chicks before but never hatched any eggs.
    Can I handmake an Incubator and what tempature do the eggs need?
    Chicken Math is closing in on me. Again.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    You can make your own bator. there are manay threads and threads with many DIY bator ideas. Just search for DIY incubators or home made incubators in the site's search bar and you should find what you need for ideas. IF you make a still air incubator temps need to be 101-102 taken near the tops of the eggs, if you add a fan for circulated air 99.5 is the recommendation.
     
  3. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm. Sorry, I am having a very bad bout of Chicken Math at the moment.
    Can you hatch refrigerated eggs?
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    You can. People have had varying success with refrigerated eggs.
     

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