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is the way i got my eggs in my bator ok ? **click to see pic**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Daniel_2kaii9, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Songster

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    hey, is the way i got my eggs in my bator ok ?

    pic below VV

    [​IMG]

    ~Daniel
     
  2. msheets

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    It looks OK to me, are they just on their sides?
     
  3. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Songster

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    yeah and i turn them 3 times a day
     
  4. SarahIrl

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    Looks just fine to me! Why not use pencil on the eggs instead of ink?
     
  5. Daniel_2kaii9

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    i didnt think of a pencil i just thought of a marker [​IMG] is the marker ok on the eggs ?
     
  6. chicken boy sam

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    I'm just curious because I'm building an incubator soon. What times do you turn them? What do you use as a heat source? The eggs look OK, but could you try to tilt the larger ends a little bit? I'm building a tilt into my incubator.
     
  7. Airilith

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    Quote:The marker is fine. I used to work in the poultry industry, and they used sharpies to mark ALL of their eggs without any negative impact.
     
  8. Daniel_2kaii9

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    Quote:i turn them 3 times a day when i get up about 10am 11am and then again at 5pm and then again before i go up stairs in the night

    i got a 100watt light bulb in there for heat source

    ~Daniel
     
  9. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Songster

    Dec 21, 2009
    Quote:i turn them 3 times a day when i get up about 10am 11am and then again at 5pm and then again before i go up stairs in the night

    i got a 100watt light bulb in there for heat source

    ~Daniel

    Thanks for responding. Do you think a 75 watt light bulb with a dimmer in a foot by foot incubator would heat it up enough?
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2010
  10. Daniel_2kaii9

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    should do but if the temp gose up to high just change the bulb for a lower watt bulb [​IMG]

    this is my first time incubating so im not really a expert lol

    i just hoope my eggs hatch for me [​IMG]

    and good luck with your incubator [​IMG]

    ~Daniel
     

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