hatching eggs the last 3 days

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dadsgirl, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. dadsgirl

    dadsgirl Songster

    Jun 30, 2008
    jay, florida
    had to remove eggs from bator due to problems, so i put them in a styrofoam box with water in the bottom and themometer on top of eggs under lamp , the temp is right, the ? is do i spritz them with water also , i was told to do this, or should the water underneath them be enough? does anyone know the correct anwser to this, don't want to lose chicks. afraid if i spritz them they may drown, is this possible? help please only 2 days left
  2. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    Mooresville, NC
    No, don't spritz them!!

    Whats your humidity like in the bator? You can also add a sponge, that seems to work well for me. Wet it with warm water and put it next to the eggs, if you have room, or otherwise in the bottom. Good luck!

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