New bator, setting it up...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bettacreek, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Alright, tomorrow I'm getting a used incubator. It's an LG Forced air. I'm also picking up a few button eggs later in the day. How long should I allow the bator to sit before putting the button eggs in?
     
  2. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

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    With an LG I would give it a day at least-they seem to take a while to stabilize. How old are the eggs?
     
  3. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Eggs should only be 2-3 days old. The guy said that they had just started laying again yesterday.
     
  4. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
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    I would just get it set up asap. It can take a long time to get the temp and humidity stabilized, but the forced air will help. Make sure it's in a temp. regulated space so you are not fighting with the room being cold or drafly. [​IMG] Good luck!
     

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