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Sportsman 1502 Incubator. Custom Egg Trays ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wpalmisano, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. wpalmisano

    wpalmisano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 11, 2010
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    OK. I bit the bullet and I am expecting a new GQF Sportsman 1502. I would like to hear how some of you have customized yours, and also did you buy those expensive egg trays, or make some ? Thank you.
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I use cardboard egg cartons, & line them up on the shelves.
     
  3. wpalmisano

    wpalmisano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anybody else ? The racks and tray seem pretty steep.
     
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    The egg cartons fit in crossways, & only slide about an inch or so when it rotates. You'll love the 1502. I do!
     
  5. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Plastic egg trays are the way to go, if you do lots of incubating there easy to clean, Lil bleach and soap and dry them out in the sun..
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2010
  6. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    We use both plastic egg trays, and fiber egg trays.

    The plastic gets washed, the fiber trays go in the compost.

    No noticable difference in hatch rate.
     

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