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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by amenfarm, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Sister will be hatching out for me next month, using her incubator for the second time. It is the styrofoam type/ with an added turner.
    My question is...
    What do you sanitize that type with?
    I read it needs to be fumigated- but I have no idea what to use. I do have Oxine, But no activating crystals. Can I use that- If I get the crystals? and how soon before using it for hatching do I fumigate? a day, several days...
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2016
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would just use vinegar to clean it out.
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I use a weak blech solution to wipe mine, then rinse it well and air it out.
     
  4. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool ridgerunner, that agrees with the info I'm finding.
     
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    xs 2 I do as well.
     

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