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When do you take them out of the hatcher?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tellynpeep, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long till you move them to the brooder? They won't dry in the hatcher; it's too humid in there!
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2009
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    I wait 48 hours from when the first one hatches.

    When you open the bator you will lose most of the humidity. Before I open the bator I get a misting bottle ready with hot water. Once I get all that are ready out, I mist the inside to raise the humidity back up. This is only if there are some eggs not yet hatched.

    Matt
     

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