NEED HELP with question on incubator and egg holders

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by muddyrunfarm, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. muddyrunfarm

    muddyrunfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    i recently purchased a used Sportsman (?) GQF incubator but what I didnt realize until I purchased fertile eggs and JUST put them in the incubator last night is that the egg holder is or must be for
    quails because the eggs are not holding in place and moving with the rotation of the turner! help! Is there any other quick fix I can use??? cardboard egg holder ?? if so do I need to turn the eggs then ? ...
    should I stop the turner from rotating and just turn the eggs myself??
    thanks
     
  2. the_eagle69

    the_eagle69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is a quick fix if you have a Huddle house ryans or even a shoneys near by ask thelm for there egg flats spray thelm with lysoal (light coat or other dissefenct) they work great i have also use paper egg cartons (the stirofoem onse dont hold up well). If you are going to do a lot of hatching spend a little for the plastic onse form GQF the work great and well worth the investment. wish you the best of luck you have a great incubator.
     

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