A Wet Bulb Thermometer

What Is A Wet Bulb Thermometer? A wet bulb thermometer measures humidity and can look like an ordinary thermometer. The only difference is that the bulb on this thermometer is covered with a cloth that is kept wet using a wick and a small container of water. Wikipedia defines the wet bulb thermometer as a “thermometer that … Read more

Humidity Levels For Egg Incubation

Different species of birds’ eggs require different humidity levels when being incubated. Here is a guide to the humidity levels (wet bulb thermometer) for different species of birds’ eggs. Bobwhite Quail = 84-86 degrees fahrenheit. Canada Goose = 86-88 degrees fahrenheit. Chicken = 85-87 degrees fahrenheit. Chukar Partridge = 80-88 degrees fahrenheit. Cotumix (Japanese) Quail = 84-88 degrees fahrenheit. Duck = 84-88 degrees fahrenheit. … Read more

Preparing The Incubator Before Incubating Eggs

Preparing The Incubator For Use Prepare the incubator 2-3 days before incubation. Before incubating the eggs make sure that the incubator is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. Place the incubator in a room with a constant temperature and humidity. The incubator should be placed on a flat surface. Make sure that the incubator is placed away from drafts. … Read more

Choosing And Storing Eggs Before Incubation

Before Incubation It is important for eggs that are not to be incubated straight away to be stored correctly. The Eggs Cracked, poorly shaped, soiled, thin shelled, unusually large or unusually small eggs should not be kept for incubation. Only select clean and undamaged eggs for incubation. Eggs should not be washed. Try not to … Read more

Incubation Periods For Different Species Of Birds’ Eggs

Different species of birds’ eggs require different lengths of incubation time. Here is a guide to the incubation period for different species of birds’ eggs. Bobwhite Quail = 23-24 days Canada Goose = 35 days Chicken = 21 days Chukar Partridge = 23-24 days Cotumix (Japanese) Quail = 17 days Duck = 28 days Egyptian Goose = … Read more

Incubating Guinea Fowl Eggs

Before Incubation The Guinea Fowl Eggs Before incubation guinea fowl eggs can be stored for up to 7 days. Store guinea fowl eggs with the pointed end facing downwards. When storing guinea fowl eggs before incubating, make sure that they are kept at a constant temperature of 18-20 degrees Celsius or 64.5-68 degrees Fahrenheit. Make … Read more

Incubating Egyptian Goose Eggs

Incubation Period The incubation period for Egyptian Goose eggs is 35 days. Incubation Temperature The temperature in the incubator for Egyptian Goose eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity Levels The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for Egyptian Goose eggs is 86-88 degrees fahrenheit. Final Day Of Egg Rotation The final day of egg rotation for Egyptian Goose eggs is day 32. Please note … Read more