Setting eggs in bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mstricer, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I was collecting eggs today and in my basket I have a piece of that nesting stuff that chicks are shipped on. I wonder can you use that in a hova-bator like a natural nest, eggs seem not to roll around as they do with nothing on wire. What do you all think, could it work?
     
  2. Peeper7

    Peeper7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Air has to be able to circulate around the eggs. Personally I would not use any "used" material for risk of contamination.
    I've tried that non-slip shelf liner stuff with holes, but I don't like it either. I decided on the egg carton hatching if you don't have a turner. Happy Hatching !
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I see I wouldnt use the old ones, I think can get it at the hatchery.
     

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