Question about the plugs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pinkfeather, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone,

    I was wondering if you have to take out 1 or both of the red caps/plugs out? I have a LG still air incubator. Also the humidity should be between 50-60% right? And you turn the eggs about 3 times a day right?

    Thanks,
    S.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I incubate with one plug out but I think everyone has there own opinion on that.
    Temp should be about 101-102
    I personally like to have my humidity at about 45% or so the first 18 days.and over 60% around 70% for the last 3 days.
    Turning 3 times a day is good.

    Happy hatchig and good luck
     
  3. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! [​IMG] Now for the waiting...............[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

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    The LG instructions say one out until the 18th day then remove both. Worked for me.

    Good luck on your hatch.
     
  5. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    I keep my hum% at about 40%

    then I raise it to 60% for hatching

    your temp is ok

    I go with no plugs at all.. mainly because I lost them years ago.[​IMG]
     
  6. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks. [​IMG] I was given the incubator and never had the instructions.
     

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