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Whats the difference between an incubator and a "hatcher"?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by VaM715, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. VaM715

    VaM715 Songster

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    I've seen these words throwed around alot on here. Am I missing something or are they one and the same?
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    There is no difference. it only prevents staggard hatches. You can set multiple hatches [​IMG]

    Hope this info helps
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Same thing, just that a hatcher is set up with higher humidity so you can move eggs from the bator into it on Day 18. Helps when you have a staggered hatch with eggs due on different days.
     
  4. VaM715

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    I shoulda known that. Duh!!
     

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