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How do you use YOUR brinsea 190 trays when it comes to hatching time?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Vanislandchick, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. Vanislandchick

    Vanislandchick In the Brooder

    May 20, 2010
    Vancouver Island
    How many eggs can one place in the hatching tray when it comes time to lock down? Do you leave them upright or lay them on their side? I had less than a full tray of eggs and laid them on their side, but am now fearful that they don't have enough space to get right out of their shell ... Just wondering if I should tip them back upright. I do prefer to hatch them laying down, but not sure if this is going to work!

  2. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Archie, MO
    You could always make your own lid with some fine chicken wire... That's what I plan to do when I hatch out my geese in mine... I'm on my first hatch using it right now.... So excited!!!

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