little giant used for hatcher?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Countrypunk92, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thinking of using my little giant as a hatcher. What do yall think?
     
  2. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep your temps and humidity where it needs to be and it should work fine.
     
  3. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just did a dry hatch out of a LG. I liked it better than having to worry over humidity. I left it in my kitchen and didnt have 1 degree temp fluctuation.

    Ive always had a pleasing hatch out of my LG
    Good luck!
     
  4. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Got the idea of using the LG as a hatcher from CHookschick. So I built an incubator and I'm giving it a test run with multiple hatching dates.

    I will need to regulate temp between hatches as chicks can use a higher temp but turkeys need a lower temp with a much higher %RH.

    Give it a go.
     
  5. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well hooked it up and been trying to stabilize the temp.
    Sarahfair- so you didnt put any water in it and they were fine?
     
  6. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    I did put in a dish of water on lockdown (make sure its tall enough.. Ive had a chick fall in and drown) and they were fine.
     

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