Ways to incubate eggs with out a bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZoomuKeeper, Apr 7, 2019.

  1. ZoomuKeeper

    ZoomuKeeper Chirping

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    I had asked this question earlier and found my answer. Found this info on https://www.cuteness.com/article/give-egg-heat-incubator.

    Find a Substitute Mother
    Step 1

    Place an egg underneath or slightly near a hen inside the nest.

    Step 2
    The hen will instinctively roll eggs in her nest under her body.

    Step 3
    Eggs will receive heat naturally and then the hens adopt the hatchling.

    Use a Towel
    Step 1

    Place a medium-sized towel in a cardboard shoe box.

    Step 2
    Set the egg in the middle of the towel. Fold the towel around the egg.


    Step 3
    Place a desk lamp with a 40-watt bulb next to the box. Plug in and turn the lamp on. Leave lamp on 12 to 16 hours daily.

    Use a Heating Pad
    Step 1

    Place a heating pad on a heat-resistant surface.

    Step 2
    Turn the heating pad to the lowest setting.

    Step 3
    Place the egg in the center of the heating pad.

    Fill a Tube Sock with Rice
    Step 1

    Fill a tube sock with rice. Tie the end with a piece of string to hold rice in the sock.


    Step 2
    Place rice-filled sock in the microwave. Heat the sock on a medium setting for one minute.

    Step 3
    Set egg on a saucer. Wrap sock around egg. Repeat when sock cools to room temperature.

    Use Disposable Hand Warmers
    Step 1

    Open the disposable hand warmer package and activate the hand warmer. Set the hand warmer on a saucer.

    Step 2
    Set the egg in the center of the hand warmer.

    Step 3
    Repeat with a second hand warmer set on top of the egg. Change hand warmers every 10 to 12 hours.
     
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    Kessel23 Hi Bug

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    Hi Hannah
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  3. ZoomuKeeper

    ZoomuKeeper Chirping

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    I am going to be doing the heating pad one. Have one egg that needs to be out of the bator by tomorrow. Tomorrow is lock down and this one egg is not ready for it . Will let you all know how it works out....
     
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    Kessel23 Hi Bug

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    Hi Hannah
    That seems like one of the more likely to work options. Goodluck.
     

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