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New and getting eggs tomorrow!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by faerieannette, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. faerieannette

    faerieannette Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2013

    I am super excited to be getting my silkie eggs in the mail tomorrow. I have been tinkering with our DIY incubator all day. I think i am very close to getting the temperature to be stabilized. I am having trouble trying to increase the humidity. Also I have a few questions.

    I am going to be hand turning the eggs so i will be opening up the bator 3 times a day. The heat will escape in those moments. should i be worried about this? I am...

    I am sure i will have more questions.

    thanks in advance for your support.

  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    Hi Annette the hand turning should be just fine. Be sure that your hands are very clean and free of lotions as you turn and you'll want to mark x on one of the sides so you can make sure you make total turns... Happy Hatching and have a blessed day. Nancy
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2013
    Eastern WA
    eggs will be fine.
  4. faerieannette

    faerieannette Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2013
    Thank guys! :)

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