sportsman 1402 egg holder

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by colby318, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    So, I'm investing money in this nice incubator. I'm now broke! Can I use my own egg cartons with holes poked in the side and bottom instead of buying their egg holders? I don't plan to hatch the peeps in the cartons. They'll be going to the hatching tray on the bottom. (Leaving THAT debate out of it!) I've read the other threads and the question seems to be on hatching day, not the other 20. They problem I see is making sure that the trays are tight enough that they don't go roller coasting back and forth...

    Any comments or concerns would be welcome.
    Colby in KY
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    Using egg cartons in place of the plastic egg trays should work fine. Ive known of several people doing that.
     
  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    That would be fine I know when I bought my sportsman it came with paper egg flats to hatch in.
     
  4. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    cool beans
     

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