help! MOLD IN HOME MADE BATOR

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Littlecimarron18, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Songster

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    ok so i have been good and havent opened the bator,
    but yesterday when i came home i decided to open it and i found some mold. = (
    i guess while i was away my mom decided it would be best if the vents were closed.
    soooooo are my chicks alright?
    they r supposed to hatch on saturday.





    what do u all think?
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2008

  2. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Songster

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    well i guess my question is answered..
    hahah a chick just popped out!


    amazing.


    early too...
     
  3. Josie

    Josie Songster

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    Yeah, congratulations!
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    day 19 I am guessing...well day 20 today lol. Congrats on the babies. I dont know if mold "from the water and humidity I am guess) would kill it. The mold would have to be on the egg in order to kill it. I never had mold so my answer is just a opinion [​IMG]." Keep us updated on the babies
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2008
  5. dlhunicorn

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    mold can be VERY bad...get the chicks out of that bator and into a brooder as soon as possible.
     

  6. jab91864

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    If there is mold I would pull the chicks as soon as possible and put in brooder. Mold can be deadly... there are many different types of bacteria.

    Julie
     
  7. Littlecimarron18

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    i cleaned the bator, but yes there were a few spots of mold on a couple of the eggs...
    so i am getting a bit nervous,. my chick is still in the bator..
     

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