Little Giant still air instructions needed, please!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Frozen Feathers, Aug 23, 2007.

  1. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    Does anyone have the instruction manual? I am going to try and
    hatch an egg...obviously...but I can't remember which wells to fill and when. Please help!
     
  2. jkcove08

    jkcove08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    972
    2
    161
    Apr 12, 2007
    Iowa
    I dont use the wells on the bottom, they dry up to fast. Just get a plastic bowl and fill it with warm water and put it in the corner of the bator. I also get those colored sponges that you can find in the cleaning section at any walmart and put 2 of those in there too. This help put more moisture in the air and if when the eggs are hatching one happens to jump in the bowl it will be on the sponges. I have also taken an idea that another member posted once about foulding a couple paper towels and placing that on top of the sponges. Your humidity will go up nicely. I live in Iowa and I keep my humidity around 65 through the whole incubation and hatch time. As the chicks hatch the humidity will normally go up on its own as they dry. If I try to make it to high myself my hatches are real bad. Good luck Jenn
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by