What if I can't see the chicks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Heckel's Hens, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know almost everyone on here uses a newer incubator, or homemade one with glass, but I am using one borrowed from my neighbor. It is a Borwer from 1980, but it works like a dream so far. Super-crazy steady with temps, etc, but the thing is a TANK and there is only one VERY small "window" on top. Once I get to lockdown, what should I do?

    Cross my fingers and just open the lid 3 days later, or what? [​IMG]
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you get a view if you shine a torch through the window? [​IMG]
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Cross my fingers and just open the lid 3 days later, or what?

    Yep [​IMG]
     

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