When is it Safe to Open the Incubator?

Opening the incubator will let out all of the warm moist air that is contained inside the machine and doing it at the wrong time will cause hatching problems. Read Article

By Neil Armitage | Cluckin
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How To Choose The Perfect Egg Incubator (And Use It Properly)

  • In this guide we will share with you how to choose the perfect incubator.
  • We will also walk you through the incubation process and hatching eggs.

Once you get an egg incubator, I think you can officially be labeled a ‘chicken addict’!
I always said I would never get an incubator – now I have two.
The fun of hatching your own chicken eggs is like having Christmas every day.
There are lots of different types of incubators out there, ranging from basic (still air) to fully automatic versions.
In this article, we will break down the best egg incubators, the types, and the pros and cons of each. Read Article

By The Happy Chicken Coop
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Broody Hens vs Incubators, Pros and Cons

Many of us want to hatch chicks, but how should we do it? A broody hen, or an incubator? Below are some of the aspects you should take into consideration when making this decision… Read Article


This article is from Backyard Chickens and it will help you decide which form of hatching is best for you. If you haven’t discovered the Backyard Chickens website yet, you’re in for a real treat. I highly recommend you sign up and get involved in their highly educational forums. Problems and concerns regarding your flock can be posted in specific categories and you can be assured it’ll be answered quickly.

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