i got an incubator today a small one, first time incubating eggs!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by melissaowens, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. melissaowens

    melissaowens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got the incubator on getting it regulated, will start my incubation tomarrow!
     
  2. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    What type of incubator? If it is a still air incubator (no fan), I would let it get regulated for several days. I fried some eggs on my first hatch because I thought I had it all set and temp was holding great, then... overnight it went to 110 degrees and ruined everything.
    Good luck with your hatch. I'm sending you hatching vibes! [​IMG]
     
  3. melissaowens

    melissaowens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its a still air. thanks alot for the info sure dont want to fry the babies! I haven't been in the chicken life long and already loving my babies and chickens, mad at my rooster lol
     
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    rikku_03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yikes I hope mine didn't get fried it went up to 118 degrees [​IMG]
     
  5. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    glad to see you got a bator, but i would give the new bator at least 2 days of running to make sure you have the bugs worked out, and would place a 16 oz bottle of water in there to act like a bator of eggs to get the temp and humidty correct, before i placed any eggs in there. good luck william and if you have any ?'s just pm me and i will try to answer them for i keep 10 LG's going all the time
     
  6. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Glad to hear someone has luck with those LG's! [​IMG]
     
  7. melissaowens

    melissaowens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay i finally got the temp around 100 and it is not fluctuating. should i put the eggs in now?
     
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