I have received an email from Jenny asking for help regarding the temperature fluctuating in her incubator. Hello, My name is Jenny, I have an incubutor.. but I can not get it to hold it’s temperature… it’s up and down like a yo yo.. Can you help? I have now tried it twice and got … Read more Fluctuating Temperature In Egg Hatching Incubator
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
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?
Just recently I have had a number of emails asking if water should be added to the incubator during the hatch or if you should incubate guinea fowl, hen and quail eggs with a dry hatch. hi, just a quick question, do you put water in your incubator all the way through or just at … Read more Should You Add Water To Incubator When Incubating Poultry Eggs
I filled my hovabator incubator with 42 Japanese quail eggs about 15 days ago. Japanese quail eggs take approximately 17 days to hatch. This morning I took the automatic egg turner out of the incubator and filled up the water trays to increase the humidity. After lunch I thought I could hear some cheeping coming … Read more Japanese Quail Eggs In Incubator
It is important for quail eggs that are not incubated straight away, to be stored correctly. Cracked, poorly shaped, soiled, thin shelled, unusually large or unusually small quail eggs should not be kept for incubation. Only select clean and undamaged quail eggs for incubation. Quail eggs should not be washed. Try not to handle the … Read more Storing Quail Eggs Before Incubation
It is difficult to candle quail eggs because of the dark markings on the shell. Hi Sara, This is my first time trying to hatch eggs. It seems to be going good but I can not candle the speckled eggs. It is almost hatch time and it seems the eggs weigh more. Can you tell … Read more Candling Quail Eggs
Does anyone know if geese can incubate and hatch rhea eggs successfully as Rick would like to know? Hello this is Rick from Wisconsin….I have three rheas for about three years… this is first year they are laying eggs good… I have two grey females and one 4 year old Male breeding with them…eggs in … Read more Can Geese Incubate & Hatch Rhea Eggs Successfully?
Incubation Period The incubation period for chicken eggs is 21 days. Incubation Temperature The temperature in the incubator for chicken eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity Levels The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for chicken eggs is 85-87 degrees fahrenheit. Final Day Of Egg Rotation The final day of egg rotation for chicken eggs is day 19. Please note … Read more Incubating Chicken Eggs
Incubator hygiene is very important for the success rate of the hatching eggs. I have finished using the incubator this year so it is important that I make sure that the incubator is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before it is stored away. This is one job I never really enjoy. I try to do it … Read more Incubator Hygiene