Started in cartons today

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gaeamama, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. gaeamama

    gaeamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set a group in the incubator today. I've only incubated once before, and that as 4 yrs ago! I decided to try the carton method, as I've seen several posters say its successful for them.

    Here they are:
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    Aracauna and Buff Orpingtons... set this morning, due on March 20th, the first day of Spring!! What good timing.
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love them eggs
     
  3. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you turn the eggs when using a carton?
     
  4. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just use the ramps from those little kiddie building blocks. So far so good. Goodluck.
     
  5. gaeamama

    gaeamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been using a block of wood for each carton. Just tuck it underneath one side to tip it up far enough to be a change of position, but not tipping over.

    the kiddie toy ramps.. good idea! I have some old kid train track with those ramp things... I'll dig around to see if I can find some.
     

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