Incubator anti-slip?

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

  1. Newbie_Hatcher

    Newbie_Hatcher In the Brooder

    Nov 10, 2010
    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

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    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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