Archive for February 25th, 2008

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Old Hatchmaker temperature and humidity

What is the temprature for an old brinsea hatchmaker for incubation? The incubation temperature is the same for hens eggs at 37.7 centigrade or 100 farenheit the incubator model really does not matter. When to put water in the rings? Ok this is harder, it really depends on your enviroment so i would suggest getting [...]

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Monday, February 25th, 2008

Incubator Humidity - What should it be?

Humidity in an incubator is a very important issue - as it controls many things but what you need to do is to enable the chicks are the right size to escape the egg. The biggest and I mean biggest cause of eggs hatching in your incubator is humidity that is too high. Humidity for chicken [...]

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Monday, February 25th, 2008

How to store posted hatching eggs

Your eggs have arrived and your incubator has been ready for a day do you put the eggs in straight away? NO when your eggs arrive please DO NOT put them in the incubator straight away this will lead to a dreadful hatching. When your fertile eggs arrive open them so they can breath and [...]

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Monday, February 25th, 2008

How to clean dirty fertile eggs?

To clean eggs if heavily soiled I recommend using a fine sand paper and gently rub off the excess dirt. PLEASE clean your hatching eggs carefully not excessivly shaking as this will lead to early deaths in the shell. If you wish to wash eggs please ensure the water you wash them in is slightly warmer [...]

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