Will this affect the humidity level in my incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TherryChicken, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok I use a brinsea octagon 20 incubator and I've had a chick get caught in the bars after hatching and so now i tried removing the bars and now the eggs flop all over. If i cut apart a egg carton and put it in the bator and place the eggs in it will it affect the humidity level?
     
  2. chicksooner

    chicksooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used a cut down egg carton for my shipped eggs and it did not effect the humidity. It was one of the paper ones. I am thinking I might do that again just so no one can play soccer with the slower hatchers,
     
  3. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks! I just don't want them flopping all over nor getting caught in the bars
     
  4. chicksooner

    chicksooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick will flop out of the egg carton and roam around the bator still.
     
  5. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh yeah no i kno, I meant the eggs. I don't want them flopping all over. This is my 3rd hatch :).
     
  6. chicksooner

    chicksooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I misunderstood. Good luck!
     
  7. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    It's ok :). I may not have made myself clear enouh. Yah no I know the chicks will wobble all over, just don't want the eggs to, and the bars, chicks have gotten stuck in them. So I cut out some egg cartons and am using them as a holder. However i did cut them semi well so that the humidity can still circulate well.. Thanks for you'r help and thanks for the luck!
     

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