Incubation!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Mibotsu, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    ok so i FINALLY got the thermo/humidty monitor for my coolerbator, just turned it on. Gonna let it run for a few hours and then dial in the temp/humidity till i get it right

    hopefully eggs will go in in about 3-4 days
     
  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it calibrated ?

    remember that you must calibrate all humidity monitors or thermometers.

    For much accurate reading

    I use the salt method to calibrate mines
     
  3. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    i have not seen this you talking about,

    salt calibration you say?
     
  4. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    just checked up on the salt method, i'll check it out before i set eggs

    which will probably be 4-5 days, after i leave the incubator on and let it do its thing
     
  5. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
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  6. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    one other question, while waiting for stocks to come back, where do i store the eggs, just on the counter top?
     
  7. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are on the dining room table in cartons, as I type. Turned when ever I walk by... Bill
     
  8. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    Quote:mine stay in a cabinet away from the cat and 4-legged people.

    I know ya mean eggs, lol, waiting for "stocks" to come back up, personally, I'm thinking its time to short $ilver... [​IMG]

    and very cool bator M, how many you think you can stuff in there? we are ~20 days away from a "Mibotsu" hatch, can't wait, good luck!
     
  9. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Balbriggan, Ireland
    well hopefully, i've had a problem with the light in there, its only 40 watts and i'm getting temp range from 95 to 102, so i'm gonna put a 60 watt in there and hope it works out a little better.

    as far as size, right now i can fit 20, i havnt bought any egg trays, just using what i got lying around, manual egg turner made out of an old shovel handle and a lego box lid lol
     
  10. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    Quote:what about bending up some hardware cloth into a egg holding/hatching tray?
     

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