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The hatching 'bator.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by insiderart, May 18, 2009.

  1. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Please everyone indulge me tonight. I am getting my hatcher set up and ready to go tomorrow. I did a search but something like 150 threads came up and I have a migraine and didn't have the wherewithal to go through them.

    So.. here's question

    1. What do most of you put on the floor of the incubator to help keep it clean. Papertowels? Won't they get wet?

    2. Humidity 64% correct?

    Otherwise I think I'm ready to go.
     
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I like to use cardboard egg cartons with the bottom cut out. You're right on with the temp and humidity. Good luck
     
  3. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Quote:Oh you mean with the eggs set in them? I am using cartons in the incubator, but thought I should use styro in the hatcher because of the humidity. So your paper cartons are ok in the hatcher too? I got some wet in the incubator accidentally and they really wicked the water.

    So I'm good to go with carton in the hatcher, I thought maybe people were putting something on the mesh to catch droppings?
     
  4. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    No you would be good to go as you are.
     
  5. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Oh and thanks for the reply Opa! [​IMG]
     
  6. Farm Frenzy

    Farm Frenzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good to me too. I usr the syro cartons in the hatcher. but personally I would jack the humidity to about 70%.
     

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