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?? re incubating guinea eggs

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Sherry, May 3, 2008.

  1. Sherry

    Sherry Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Southern WV
    I got my Hova-Bator Genesis. My eggs should be here next week.

    Should I pre-heat the incubator prior to setting the eggs, as in turn it on the day before, or wait until I actually put the eggs in ?

    This will be my first time incubating, in case you couldn't tell. [​IMG]
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Plug it in now and let it run. It will idle out and you can check and make sure it is functioning properly before your eggs come.

    I always let mine run a few days before putting in my eggs.
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    Yes you want to get it pre-set for the eggs. That way you know the temp and humidity is good and not worried about crazy temperature spikes once the eggs are in the 'bator.


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