Straw in incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gvnam, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs keep rolling in the incubator, can I put straw or sawdust in to help keep them steady without risk of a fire?
     
  2. sparrker

    sparrker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not put a toothpick or drinking straw piece? Something small.
     
  3. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good idea!! Thanks!
     
  4. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wondered about straw too. i mean thats what they hatch on with a momma. i wonder how it would affect humidity? i wonder if its a good idea?
     
  5. LoftonFarm82

    LoftonFarm82 Just Hatched

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    I did something like that with shavings.. Raised the humidity too high and lost the entire batch because of it. They all fully developed but didn't lose enough weight to be able to hatch out... It was sad!!!
     
  6. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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