Red Vent Plugs-Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I have a 1588 Genesis Hova-bator, am I suppost to leave the red vent plugs in the incubator, or take them out on lockdown? I'm really confused!
     
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    I have a 1588 Genesis Hova-bator, am I suppost to leave the red vent plugs in the incubator, or take them out on lockdown? I'm really confused!

    I never use them. I leave them out all the time. Hatch time it is VERY important to have the vents open, as they need the oxygen. That is the most important time to have them out.​
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:I never use them. I leave them out all the time. Hatch time it is VERY important to have the vents open, as they need the oxygen. That is the most important time to have them out.

    So take them out and leave them out threwout the hatch?
     
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I don't use them at all. Maybe some people do. I don't know. I just never use them. [​IMG]
     
  5. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually leave one in during incubation and pull them both out during lockdown, but i havent really noticed a difference with or without them. So???[​IMG]
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:If I take them off will it affect the 'temp in any way?
     
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I do not use the plugs in my bator either.
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I don't use them either.....in fact I'm not sure what happened to them.
     
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I'll just leave them off then. [​IMG]
    Thanks Peeps! [​IMG]
     
  10. buildingmyark

    buildingmyark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would just say watch your humidity. If it's good or too high leave them out. If it's too low put them back in.
     

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