Incubator anti-slip?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Newbie_Hatcher, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Newbie_Hatcher

    Newbie_Hatcher In the Brooder

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    So, at the moment I have an 'anti-slip' mat that came with my incubator, but it isn't the best - the eggs don't grip on it very well and after i turn them they sometimes roll across it...
    I'm thinking this isn't the best thing as I can see them all rolling around crazily when it comes to hatch day, so my question is can i use wood shavings on top of the mat to make sure they don't roll around too much? Sorry for asking so many questions lol and thanks.
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Crowing

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    I wouldn't. It won't hurt the eggs if they get moved by the other chicks during hatch. It happens.
     

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