Sportsman 1502 owners question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gandbcook, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. gandbcook

    gandbcook Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 4, 2008
    We are thinking of upgrading to a 1502 Sportsman. If you have one how is it working for you? My main question is when you put eggs in the hatching tray to hatch how does one raise the humidity in the hatcher without raising it for the rest of the eggs that are still incubating . We would be setting eggs in the trays in stages, lets say one or two trays a week. I know we could just hatch in the hovabators we have now, but I'm wondering how others do it. Thanks,
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    I just raise my humidity it doesnt effect my other eggs.
  3. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    Dude, WAZ ZAT??? [​IMG]

    P.s Is that a type of gun??? [​IMG] Just joking!!! [​IMG]
  4. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    B. Saffles Farms :

    I just raise my humidity it doesnt effect my other eggs.

    We do the same thing. Doesn't seem to bother the other eggs at all

    Steve in NC​
  5. Brick243

    Brick243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2008
    Southeast Oklahoma
    Same thing here. I make sure I have enough water to last 3 days. Does not hurt the other eggs at all.
  6. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    The unit comes with some filters that you can put in the water trough to wick the water up and increase the humidity. The only downside to having eggs in the hatcher is you really don't want to open the incubator to check the other eggs because you'll disrupt the hatch. [​IMG]

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