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Is there a way to keep chicks seperate in incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicklets81, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. chicklets81

    chicklets81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2017
    I am doing 27 eggs for the hatch-a-long. I have 6 from my sister, along with my own and some purchased. Is there an easy way to keep the eggs separate from each other so that when they hatch, I know which chick is from which egg?

    Any ideas appreciated!

  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 19, 2015
    Eastern Shore, MD
    Some people use little baskets, or put them inside of those little mesh laundry bags. Last time I did not have a full incubator so I just made walls out of damp washcloths lol. It would be hard to do that with 27 though.
  3. Tabasco Jack

    Tabasco Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2013
    Draketown, GA
    I made a divider out of hardwire cloth.

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