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when do I take the auto turner away

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Berynn, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

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    the eggs went into the bater on January 11, at 11:15 am today is day 14, do I take the turner away and raise the humidity to 60 to 65% on monday jan 28?
    and put paper towels under the screen and then wait for the hatch. Or how do I do it
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You will take your turner out on day 18 correct, it will be Jan. 28th..you should candle the eggs incase there were any that were questionable.......lay the eggs down in the bator, I've never put paper towels down in the bator for a hatch.....up the humidity to 60 to 70%..anywhere in that range 65 to 70 is good......pull a vent plug or two...for air for them when they start hatching...and don't open the bator...they can survive up to 3 days without food and water by living off the yok sac as it absorbs...
     

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