Plastic okay.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jay1995, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. jay1995

    jay1995 Songster

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    Is plastic okay to hatch my eggs in. Im not cutting it lower because I dont want a chick to get hurt from it. Also is an inch okay to cut a paper carton down to for hatching??? Thanks, -Jay
     

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    Hello, is anyone out there. LOL
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    I have no idea really Im pretty new but I would think plastic might not be breathble enough
     
  4. I wouldnt use plastic. I use paper, but I have heard of somebody using plastic on here.

    I cut a hole in the bottom of each egg spot so that if a chick pips low it can breathe.

    You dont need to cut the carton any lower than it already is. Just cut the top off.
     

  5. jay1995

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    I cut out a good part of the bottom to where I can sit the carton flat but the egg can breathe. Thanks, -Jay
     

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