help! MOLD IN HOME MADE BATOR

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

  1. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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


    amazing.


    early too...
     
  3. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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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

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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