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.
  • The incubator should not be placed in direct sunlight.
  • Keep the incubator in a different room from older birds.
  • Fill the water trough as directed by the incubator’s instructions.
  • Always check that the incubator is in working order before adding the eggs.
  • If the incubator has an automatic egg turner then check that this is in good working order before incubating the eggs.
  • Allow the incubator to warm up and adjust to the correct temperature and humidity before adding the eggs.

Check out the following books about incubating and hatching eggs.

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