mold growing on sponges in incubator HELP!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jjtrucker, Jan 11, 2015.

  1. jjtrucker

    jjtrucker In the Brooder

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    My eggs are on lock down and I have one chick piping but I just noticed some white fuzzy stuff on my sponges and I think it is mold. What should I do?
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Songster

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    If you have one of those small room humidifiers (to use when sick) I would plug it in, get the humidity up in the room and I would remove the sponge. Mold is good for neither man nor beast.
     
  3. Amina

    Amina Songster

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    You could probably get your bathroom really steamy, with enough humidity to be safe to replace that sponge with a new clean one.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    As long as your humidity is up in the bator (70+), crack it open and quickly pull it out. Do you have any new ones or a cloth you can wet and replace them with?
     

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