Should I clean a new incubator?

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  1. chickerchick

    chickerchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone,

    My new 10 egg incubator came today! Should I disinfect it before putting my eggs in or will it be okay?

    If so, how do I disinfect it (I don't have any special incubator disinfectant).

    Many thanks [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I would and run it a day or two to burn off any factory chemicals. I just use bleach water in my bator.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I use diluted bleach as well. And I would go ahead and clean it (probably not necessary, but I would).
     

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