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Incubating eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenman111, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. I'm going to incubate some of my Dominique and Rhode Island Red eggs and I would like to have some advice. What temp works best, humidity any other advice too.


  2. I was wanting to know if a still air or a fan forced incubator is better. I have a still air, should I just use it or should I buy a fan attachment for it. any other tips will be welcomed.

  3. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Songster

    Apr 4, 2011
    Newalla, Oklahoma
    Fan is usually recommended over still air
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    I prefer a fan over still air, so I don't have to worry about warmer and cooler spots in the incubator. But I'm sure there are pro's and con's to both methods.
    "Dry incubation" I heard gives very good hatch results, so you may want to look into that. Here's an article on it as well as an article on incubation that I think covers about every aspect of incubation:



    Good luck with your hatch!

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