Help! Not enough room for hatching!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by corabee, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. corabee

    corabee Out Of The Brooder

    I have the first chick pipped today and I just realized that in my LG with the egg cartons and 3 different containers placed in with sponges for humidity, plus my other 6 silkie chicks that are a staggered hatch and not ready for another week and a half, plus my therm/hygro there is no room for the chicks to get onto the floor once theya hatch!! What to do??????
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    You need another incubator... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. indi

    indi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with cmom but you could try a cardboard box with a lamp (a heat one preferably) and holes in the side with a heater that blows out air (hot-ish!!) that should do but if possible keep an eye on them. No guantees though but if they are fully fluffed it should work! Good luck with the other chicks!! [​IMG]
     
  4. corabee

    corabee Out Of The Brooder

    Crisis averted!!! I moved the entire bator into a steamy shower and reconfigured everything. Humidity dipped from 70 to 63 and was back up to 70 within 10 minutes. Temp dipped but was right back up even faster. I do believe we now have enough space and we now have 2 pips!!!!!1
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  6. bloom chicks

    bloom chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrat! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. indi

    indi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yaaaayyyyy!!!!! Woooohoooooo!!!!! Whooopeeeee!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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