On the day 18...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by standardbanty, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. standardbanty

    standardbanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do i just put the humidity up and take the eggs out of the turner and lay eggs on thier sides?
     
  2. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2008
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    I am also on day 18. I keep mine in an egg carton with the bottoms cut out and let them hatch in there. Easy clean up too.
    Good luck on your hatch. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    edited to add that I also bump up the humidity to atleast 60
     
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  3. standardbanty

    standardbanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the difference with laying them on side rather than in a carton?
     
  4. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2008
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    The air cells stay at the top. I forgot to say make sure that the pointy end is down.
     
  5. standardbanty

    standardbanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If i put them in an egg carton ,what do i do with the egg carton ? Should it be styrofaom or biodegradable?
     
  6. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2008
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    no, use cardboard and just set it in hatcher.
     

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