Hatching the old fashioned way!!! What do you think?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jacyjones, May 12, 2009.

  1. jacyjones

    jacyjones Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend who got me started on incubating followed his grandmother's advice about the hatching stage. She told him to keep turning until he heard a cheep and then to splash the eggs with warm water now and again to keep them moist - no measuring the humidity and keeping the lid closed at all!! He did this and with 3 hatches has had 100% success rate.

    What do you all think about this? I am on day 18 and I have put sponges in and plan not to open but I wonder if his way might be better.
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2009
  2. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It should work, but 100%? I'm not sure who has the "right" answer to incubation. If it works and you are happy with the results, than go for it. Good Luck!
     

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