Whats the difference between a Bator and a Hatcher? And a few other ?'

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aqhaktberry3, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. aqhaktberry3

    aqhaktberry3 Songster

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    I had a few questions...

    1) Whats the difference between a Bator and a Hatcher?

    2) After the chicks hatch do you put them in a normal cage with a heat lamp? (what wattage/ temp should it be for the just hatched chicks?)

    3) It says here on the BYC how to page that they should be fed dry mash. Is that the same a chick starter?

    4) When you make ventilation holes and then plug them with cork, is this in case the temp gets too hot you can pull them out and let it cool down?

    5) How badly do you need a fan? What is its purpose?


    Thanks for everyone's help! I can't wait to hatch my own eggs [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2009
  2. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
  3. aqhaktberry3

    aqhaktberry3 Songster

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    Anyone have some answers?
     
  4. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

    Jul 11, 2008
    Winter Haven, FL
    paganbird showed you what you need to read to get your answers~
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2009

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