New at Incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrimsonTide248, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. CrimsonTide248

    CrimsonTide248 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new at incubating and just want to know what temperature and humidity I should keep the bator at for chickens. I have heard several different things so far. I have a still air bator with an egg turner. Do I still have to turn the eggs from top to bottom, or is the 30% that the egg turner enough to hatch the eggs?
     
  2. chickabator

    chickabator Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2007
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    in a still air incubator the temp that I use is 102 if you have a turner I don't see why you would have to hand turn them. I don't mine
     
  3. Ytailhunter

    Ytailhunter Out Of The Brooder

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    Also make sure the pointy end is down.
     
  4. CrimsonTide248

    CrimsonTide248 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I have the turner, should I take it out of the incubator at day 18 and lay the eggs on the screen at the bottom? Or should I leave the turner in the incubator and just turn the egg turner off?
     

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