Vent holes covered or not?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BentoMinion, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. BentoMinion

    BentoMinion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read of some people leaving the vent holes in and some not. My incubator is a still air and seems to hold temp well if they are closed. When opened it varies about a degree or so. This is in the most temp. stable room in my house. Should I just put one plug in and leave the other out? I go and pick up my eggs tomorrow morning.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    They need to breathe. When I used one of those I had them open and wrapped the sides in towels for insulation.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    breath breath!
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I am on day 16 with my eggies, I have just installed more air holes. cardboard incubator.
     
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