New here and needing some help ^^

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kittycat1356, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. kittycat1356

    kittycat1356 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello~ ive been stalking the fourms a few days, and i finally made an account.
    Im getting button quail eggs in the mail very soon. And i made my own incubator, its keeping temps nice and humidity as well.

    I wanted to know, after getting my eggs and letting them sit for a bit, i put them in the incubator, and leave them, could i transport the incubator? Something has just come up and i have to go to VA, from NC, but it will be before my eggs hatch, could i possibly bring the incubator with me if i was careful? :(
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Merry Christmas! Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! For me personally I would not want to move them just incase. How long would the incubator have to be unplugged for on your journey? Would you be coming back with them before they hatch? Could you not get some one to watch your incubator while you are away?

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - sorry, I have no experience with incubators, but i do know that YCoop has and i would recommend following her advice.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. kittycat1356

    kittycat1356 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, i have a plug in the car that i could plug them in, and keep the incubator on, but im more worried that the moving car will mess with the yolks and such. I would be returning on the day before the first supposed hatch .

    I would ask someone to keep an eye on them and turn etc. But the only person i can ask cant event turn on the right fish tank light when i ask. Basically they would probably mess up the turning and temp keeping.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I don't have incubating experience but I wish you well with however you work it!
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry, I don't know what to suggest.
     

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