I'm confused!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CoyoteMagic, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Ok, I'm confused. What's the difference between an incubator and a hatcher? I've seen posts where people say they are moving their eggs into their hatcher. I thought an incubator was used for hatching??!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Ridgerunner

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    Because the conditions are a little different for the last three days, some people keep a separate incubator to use only as a hatcher. This allows them to have eggs with different hatch dates in the incubator at the same time. Hatching is very messy, so the incubator itself does not need to be cleaned as much. No turning required in the last three days plus you don't have to open the incubator to turn eggs with some other eggs hatching. It is mainly to have eggs with different hatch dates in the incubator at the same time.

    Hope this makes sense.
     
  3. Quote:Makes perfect sense and great explanation --- a hatcher is just another incubator used for hatching.
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    Lisa
     

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