is this right?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by arabookworm, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The eggs are due to arrive tomorrow, so i've had the bator running since sunday night to get it ready.

    temp is holding steady between 99 and 101, mostly doesn't get higher than 100. the hum is mostly between 35 and 45, except when the water ran out, but it jumped right back up once I figured out what was wrong (I'm slow, I know). Is this about right? should I change anything before putting in eggs?
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Nope, sounds good! [​IMG]

    Just be sure to put some water bottles or something in there to help hold the temps if the bator isn't full.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Is your incubator forced air (with fan) or still air? If forced, that temp and humidity is good. If still air, it needs to be 101.5-102. Hope those eggs arrive today! [​IMG]
     
  4. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    still air, and they did!!! [​IMG]
    I'm trying to get the temp up as we speak.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Good luck, Marwa! [​IMG]
     
  6. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today my little brother looked at the eggs and asked "Did I come from an egg?"

    then when I explained that only birds come from eggs he asks "where is their mommy?" and I explained that the incubator would keep them warm. my lecture was lost on him because he pondered this and said "So their mommy is in the egg."

    I gave up. [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    [​IMG] Too funny!
     
  8. DragunzGirl

    DragunzGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL cute so cute
     

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