Is a parrot incubator better than chicken one?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by danischi24, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Australia
    I'm going to be using my friend's parrot incubator that he hatches Macaws, Cockatoos etc in to hatch some silkie eggs. I only get one shot at this so I desperately need to get it right 1st time. Do you guys think I have a good chance of a hatch? As far as I know, they are fully automatic fancy bators & a few different types. I'll make sure it's disinfected & I'll set the temperature correctly. Anything else?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Length of incubation for chicken eggs: 21 days (or more)
    Humidity: day 1 - 18 = 40%, day 19 - hatch = 70%
    Type of incubator:
    Forced air circulated: 99.5F temps
    Still air (no fan): 101 at the top of the eggs
     

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