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I need help for my 1st hatch!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by robnms, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. robnms

    robnms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought some eggs and I'm waiting for the hova bator to get here, I should've bought the bator 1st but it was a last minute thing. Should I store the eggs waiting to go in the bator in a certain way, I thought I read somewhere on here how to store them but don't remember and can't find the info.

    I'll probably be here for more info as I go, this is my first hatch and they're Coronation/Sussex eggs and I'd hate to mess it up. I bought the Hova Bator with the turner but it's not forced air, should I install a fan or will it work with good results the way it is? Thanks for the help in advance, this forum is great and I've learned so much since I found it. Please advise if anyone has any tips to make this hatch Hatch!!!!
     
  2. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Store your eggs pointy end down in an egg carton on a shelf or somewhere like that. I tilt mine twice a day. Just put something under one side of the carton and then move it to the other side. I only store mine like this up to a maximum of 7 days before they go into the incubator. Any longer and the chances of them hatching drops off.
     
  3. fl_deb

    fl_deb Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. robnms

    robnms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for posting the link, that should help out and I'll be back if I get stumped.
     
  5. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Come back even if you don't get stumped! [​IMG]
     

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