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Sanitizing incubator question?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hd_darcy, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Songster

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    This is a lame question, because I probably should just do it, but I have ten million things to do and if I don't have to, I'm not going to! Okay, so question is, I just had a 0% hatch [​IMG] Not one of my shipped silkies hatched. I'm giving it one more whirl. Do I need to sanitize and clean everything again, or no since nothing hatched?!

    Thank you!
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I would absolutely sanitize the incubator if it were me. It's the first rule my mother drummed into my head over 60 years ago. [​IMG]
     
  3. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Songster

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    Always sanitize after eggs have been in it. I use hot soapy water (dawn dish soap) rince it well and allow thw sun to dry it. (I have lots of fast food experence LOL)
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    X2, ours go right into the dishwasher after each hatch is done. (Brinsea bators)
     
  5. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Songster

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    Looks like I'll be sanitizing! I also have a Brinsea (Eco 20), I didn't realize you could put it in the dishwasher...cool.. [​IMG]
     

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