switching incubators at day 7? to do or not??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ajcress, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. ajcress

    ajcress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have my 28 eggs in an lg still air incubator. they were put in bator this past monday the 5th. I have hatched for a few years from this little bator with no problems, however.. I bought myself a Christmas present a little early.. a sportsman 1502 from someone I know. Should I dare to switch the eggs during the candling period on day 7? It gets cold here during the day when we are at work and the little lg has dropped to 96 2 times already...humidity is good. just a little excited to try out my new toy. Is there something I should clean the sportsman out with before use? It is around 6 months old and used only 1 time for 1 hatching. What would you do if you were me?? any help will be greatly appriciated!!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm pretty sure there's a gas used for fumigation. I think it's formaldehyde.
    http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/27_11904.htm
    I would clean it well and then not hesitate to switch after the new one has stabilized.

    I hate my LG and will NEVER use it again.
     

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