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set my first runner eggs yesterday 8pm

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by florasbell, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. florasbell

    florasbell Songster

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    so i tested the newly built bator for over a month and it worked great very steady with both hum/temp so yesterday i put in the runners and chickens they are laying on there sides on a tilting shelf but as they didnt fit in the gaps iv had to prop the shelf up and will have to had turn them the bator is currently 99.5 / 50% is this ok or does it need to be adjusted ?
     

  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Temp and humidity sounds good to start with - good that you have the eggs laying on their sides too. Is there a way to manually tilt the shelf rather then turn each egg? It could make things a little easier for you.
     
  3. florasbell

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    if i have them vertical in the shelf groovy bits some of the eggs dont fit in the gap and they would be tilting fat end to small end if i lay them long ways horizontal i suppose it would be the same as the shelf has a 45 degree angle at tilt
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2011

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