Need to be upgright in hatcher?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SilkieCanada, May 3, 2011.

  1. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So its time for me to move out of the incubator and into my hatcher for the first time. Should I put them into an egg carton so the eggs are upright? or do I just lay them down in my hatcher?

    This is my hatcher:
     
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  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Lay them down. They don't have to be upright.
     
  3. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:okee dokee thanks!!
     
  4. Higins00

    Higins00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are on their side leave them on their side. I put mine on paper towel rolls. When I go into lockdown I tilt the air sac (fat end) up just a little.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:okee dokee thanks!!

    That hatcher worries me a bit. It appears really dirty.....
     
  6. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:okee dokee thanks!!

    That hatcher worries me a bit. It appears really dirty.....

    oh thats the humidity fogging it up.
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:That hatcher worries me a bit. It appears really dirty.....

    oh thats the humidity fogging it up.

    Wow! One has to look close to see that. [​IMG]
     
  8. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:oh thats the humidity fogging it up.

    Wow! One has to look close to see that. [​IMG]

    hahahah do you think 75% is too high?
     
  9. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just set mine on thier sides like they would be in nature.[​IMG]
     
  10. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:lol good point! So once they are in their I can't open it or I cant open it after it starts to crack?
     

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