Which seats should my eggs take?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by addicted2chicks, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol, I have about 24 eggs going in my LG still air bator today. Since it isn't full I will have empty "seats" in there. Which are better placements for my eggs? Should they all be in the middle or the edges? I have a turner. Thought maybe if they are on the edges it will help with better air flow through there but then all eggs will be directly below the heating element. Does it matter where they are in there? Should I place them strategically or just put them in anywhere?
     
  2. chickie_mama

    chickie_mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too would love to know the answer to this question. [​IMG]
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You need to play musical chairs in a still air incubator. They have hot and cold spots and the eggs don't always incubate at the same rate. Move their position in the incubator to another quadrant position once a day.
     
  4. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks MissPrissy. I am such a nervous chicken mama!
     

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