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setting in one and hatching in another

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ladyfaeden, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. ladyfaeden

    ladyfaeden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dec 7, 2011
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    I have 2 Styrofoam incubators. One is a wafer thermostat and the other is digital. I've got eggs in one now and wondered if I can eggs to it once a week and hatch in the other, or will the temp drop be too much?
     
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Quote:The temperature should be the same in both of them. I use different bators.... one to incubate and one to hatch. The one I incubate in, I can add eggs at any time. I move them into the hatcher (the second incubator) on day 18 (if I remember [​IMG]).
     
  3. ladyfaeden

    ladyfaeden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, The temp drop I was refering to is the one that seems to occur for about 6 hours every time I add a bunch of new eggs. My new bator has a fan. I'm guessing it should get back up to temp faster?
     
  4. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    Yes, the one with the fan should get back to temp faster. That's the one I'd use as the incubator and use the still air as the hatcher. [​IMG]
     

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