new to this egg hatching stuff..question?/??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CarolinaKid 8, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. CarolinaKid 8

    CarolinaKid 8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was looking at some peoples incubators on here .And was wanting to know why some use jars of water with the lid on them for? This is probably a dumb questions ,but i wanna know...thanks BYC and today is Day 14 on my first test/trial on 4 eggs ...HAtch day @ Feb 3rd [​IMG] [​IMG]
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  2. Ridgerunner

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    The more mass you have in the incubator, the more it is able to handle temperature spikes or drops. It is a way of stabilizing the incubator temperatures.
     
  3. CarolinaKid 8

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    THKS RIDGERUNNER I might try this for my bator [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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