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Hatching incubated eggs in cartons?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ren2014, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. in egg cartons

    9 vote(s)
    27.3%
  2. lay the eggs on their side

    24 vote(s)
    72.7%
  1. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    Sound beautiful. Can't wait to see pictures[​IMG]

    Thank you.

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    What incubator are you using now? I need one that is babysitter free[​IMG]

    YAY[​IMG][​IMG] SOOO happy to hear this[​IMG]

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    What were you using and what do you have now?

    Right, lol
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Brinsea octagon 20 advance EX. Auto turn and does the humidity. Super fab incubator. Is literally set and forget barring topping the water tank up under the pump.

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  3. wyndotte lover

    wyndotte lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's awesom
     
  4. Snoozeys

    Snoozeys Out Of The Brooder

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    I pretty much have that incubator minus the humidity pump ... havent used it yet tho
     
  5. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    My chick I think it's happy, I haven't seen any progress yet, but I think it's only been 19 hours, Im very SURE I heard very soft cheeping, Is very soft bad? Is the chick sick?? When will it hatch?
     
  6. wyndotte lover

    wyndotte lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully soon I wish you the best
     
  7. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    WOW, I'm going to look into this. I have a LG9300 with fan. I wanted a Genesis Hovabator but the LG was the only thing offered in my area.

    X2
     
  8. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    They can take up to 24 hrs to hatch. As long as you are hearing cheeps it is ok. They take a big rest sometimes before zipping. I'm sure @Yorkshire coop will respond soon with way more experience and advice than I have. Hang in there and let it do its thing[​IMG]
     
  9. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, thanks.He started pipping yesterday, If he hasn't done any progress TOMORROW, should I help him?
     
  10. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    You should leave it alone for at least 24 hours since the external pip (visible hole). Give it time. If you interfere, it could kill or harm the chick.
     
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