Thoughts on switching incubators mid-incubation Need input.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Knighstar679, May 21, 2019.

  1. Knighstar679

    Knighstar679 Crowing

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    I was just gifted a new incubator a hatch right 360. I have been using a Chinese incubator for incubating. Down sides have been having to monitor temps like a hawk, plus it has insanely complicated ways to set it because you have to decode it all.

    I am in mid-incubation of a set of Black East Indie Duck eggs on day 18.
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    This is what they look like today. Would you move them to this new incubator which is a side turning incubator from the Chinese incubator which is an upright turn incubator this late in the game? Also I am thinking 11 quit on me as it has absolutely no veins in it whatsoever.
     
  2. kandyg_99

    kandyg_99 Songster

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    As Long As Your Temp & Humidity Are Right . I Would Not See Any Reason Why You Can't Move Them Over To The New Incubator...
     
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  3. the cluck juggler

    the cluck juggler Incubator Addict

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    Run the new incubator a couple of days before moving the eggs, so you get used to it and figure out any kinks. Check temps and humidity with at least two thermometers and hygrometers. I had a brand new expensive machine be 0.4 C wrong, so don't trust the thermometer that follows the machine before you check it and double check it...

    And yeah, 11 looks dead. :(
     
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