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Water in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shylasgarden, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. shylasgarden

    shylasgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all, I have a little giant bator and was wondering how often water had to be added, and how much does it hurt to open the top to add it? Thanks for all your help :)
     
  2. shylasgarden

    shylasgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Ohhh, forgot to ask, does it hurt if you get water on the eggs while adding to the bator? I feel like such a dummy:/
     
  3. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    Well I have been adding water everyfew days ,if the humidity goes down.
    I open my bator a few times a day to turn the eggs real fast.
    no getting water on the egg should not hurt it.
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2009
  4. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try to avoid getting water on the eggs especially if it is cooler than the egg. I have the Hova Bator and have to add water 1/2 to 3/4 cup every two days.
     
  5. shylasgarden

    shylasgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all so much, I should be pretty good then:) Appreciate your help, THANKS!!
     

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