Switching bators in the middle of incubation???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tharrell, May 7, 2009.

  1. tharrell

    tharrell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2008
    Colorado Springs
    I just purchased a new Brinsea eco 20 with auto turn cradle, [​IMG] and I'm in the middle of a goose egg hatch (day 15). Since it will arrive before the hatch is over, should I put the eggs in the new bator when it gets here? There are only 2 of 6 eggs that are still viable, and only one that I know for sure is still alive. Any thoughts?
  2. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Let your new incubator get up to the temp and humidity you need it to be and go ahead and transfer the eggs. I just did it and had a very successful hatch.

    Good luck.

  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I was forced to do this. Out of 6 eggs, they started to fail one by one in my old design. I ended up with one hatch [​IMG]

    If I hadn't move the 3 remaining eggs, I would have ended up with zero.
  4. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2009
    Tampa Bay
    Quote:My Brinsea 20 reached the proper temp in less than 15 min.

    I would switch them, should not be any problems.

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