Sharing my incubating chart

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by living2ride, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. living2ride

    living2ride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a Hova-Bator 1602 and hand turn my eggs at least twice, but often 3-4 times a day. I made a chart that pretty well follows along with the manufacturers instructions that came with the incubator. I made a chart that I keep on a clipboard next to the incubator so that I can keep track of when to do things and to ensure that I have turned the eggs AT LEAST twice a day. Using this method I hatched 19 of 23 eggs, 16 of 19 eggs and 22 of 25 eggs - so far [​IMG]. So I thought I'd share a link to my chart in case anyone else is interested in using it. (It's a pdf file) I make notes about how many I start with, how many I toss, etc. By hatch time, that sheet is a real mess. [​IMG]
    http://www.dlwoodworking.biz/IncubationChart.html
     
  2. lightbread48

    lightbread48 Out Of The Brooder

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    thats a great idea. I had started making a chart, but i got an automatic turner on like day 4 or 5. Then I didnt need the turning chart any more. I also realized had a few problems. So I stopped making the chart. But I have kept the bator running Maybe at least one or two will hatch.

    I guess I should have kept going with it for future references. Oh well, maybe next time I will. I like your chart, so I might use it.
     

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