When do you take them out of the hatcher?

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

  1. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Songster

    Oct 4, 2008
    SW New Hampshire
    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 Crowing

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    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.


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