Janoel incubator - question about the little vent hole!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by samandemsmommy, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. samandemsmommy

    samandemsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do I plug the little hole in the top up at lockdown???
     
  2. samandemsmommy

    samandemsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. RonoKT

    RonoKT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep it open the whole incubation. I have taken out he rubber in my incubators. You need to increase humidity at lockdown but ventilation is also important.
     
  4. samandemsmommy

    samandemsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! First timer lol! I was like ok I know lockdown is important but what about that hole :)
     
  5. RonoKT

    RonoKT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! Are you using local eggs? I have only been able to use shipped eggs and have not had amazing hatch rates. I think if you can keep the incubator in a room with stable temperature it helps as there is not much insulation on the j-12. I tried adding some as a test though and the temp went too high.
     
  6. samandemsmommy

    samandemsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm using eggs from my girls. I added a small towel around the bottom. Temp seems fine. I'm on day 15 now. :)
     
  7. RonoKT

    RonoKT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many eggs are in there?
     
  8. TheHoranFarm

    TheHoranFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I love these incubators, although they're not very well insulated and their temps sometimes dip
     
  9. samandemsmommy

    samandemsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 eggs in- originally 9, but I dropped one the first day and two had blood rings... all 6 are active and alive at candling last night.
     
  10. samandemsmommy

    samandemsmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do I make sure my humidity stays where it should stay??? I am unsure how much water to add to get it there and not add too much.
     

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