12 Egg Poultry Incubator For Sale

Just wanted to let you know that farmingfriends has now added the 12 egg poultry incubator to the farmingfriends shop.  WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE INCUBATOR AND READ OUR EXPERIENCES There is a lower basin within the incubator to hold the  water to control the humidity and the temperature control is fully automatic and contolled … Read more 12 Egg Poultry Incubator For Sale

Advice About Incubating Chukar Partridge Eggs

I have been asked for advice about incubating chukar partridge eggs. Hi all, I am new at this forum and almost as new with raising Chukar partridges. I live in Australia and we dont have alot of info or support with regards to getting Chukar out and about! Hope someone can help Have 6 pairs … Read more Advice About Incubating Chukar Partridge Eggs

Should You Wash Eggs Before Incubating?

I am often asked if you should wash eggs before incubating and there is a debate as to whether you should or not. Many poultry/waterfowl/gamebird breeders don’t think you should wash them: * If you wash them you can wash bacteria into the egg as the shells are porous. It is not advisable to wash … Read more Should You Wash Eggs Before Incubating?

Incubator Schemes For Schools

Had a really interesting enquiry today asking if I did an incubator scheme for schools. Thanks Belinda for making me aware of these schemes because as a former teacher I think that they are a great idea. Incubator Schemes involve providing schools with an incubator and fertile hen or duck eggs for hatching. I have … Read more Incubator Schemes For Schools

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 Humidity Levels For Egg Incubation

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 Choosing And Storing Eggs Before Incubation

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 Incubation Periods For Different Species Of Birds’ Eggs