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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by disneyguy, May 1, 2016.

  1. disneyguy

    disneyguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Starting my first hatching journey today - set up the incubator last night and waiting for it to stabilize with the temperature. Look forward to reading this forum to get some tips and tricks for a successful hatch!
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Good luck!! What are you setting? What kind of incubator are you using? Do you have your own thermometers for accuracy?
     
  3. disneyguy

    disneyguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for the late response and thanks for the encouragement!

    I'm using a Brinsea Octagon 20, with temperature and humidity gauge. Doing a "dry hatch" method, as read on these forums due to issues with getting water to set properly. Almost two weeks in!

    Any advice/tips for what happens during the last week, approaching 21 days, and first day(s) when (hopefully!) they hatch?
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I prefer the low humidity incubation methods as well and run dry when I can. Just make sure you get the humidity up for hatch. I trace my air cells so I have an idea of where they will pip. Good luck. Hope you have a good hatch!
     
  5. disneyguy

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    Update: Day 21 is almost over, with no hatches quite yet! Excited to see what happens in the next couple of days.
     

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