Ostrich Incubator

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Ostrich Incubator
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Hatches ostrich eggs into baby ostriches. Place in a barn.
Source: Crafting
Sell Price: Cannot be sold
Recipe Source:

Professor Snail Icon.png Professor Snail

Ingredients: Bone Fragment.png Bone Fragment (50)Hardwood.png Hardwood (50)Cinder Shard.png Cinder Shard (20)

The Ostrich Incubator is a piece of Refining Equipment used to hatch Ostrich Eggs into Ostriches. The recipe for the incubator is given by Professor Snail after completing the fossil collection and surveys at the Island Field Office. The incubator must be placed in a barn, but more than one can be placed in the same barn. It takes Time Icon.png 15,000m (9.5d) to incubate an egg. This time can be cut in half to Time Icon.png 7,500m (4.75d) with the Coopmaster Profession.

To begin incubation, right click the machine while holding an ostrich egg.

If multiple Ostrich Eggs are ready to be hatched, only one will be hatched when you enter the barn, and you will need to leave and re-enter for further eggs to be hatched.

If the barn is at capacity (4 animals for a Barn, 8 for a Big Barn, 12 for a Deluxe Barn), the ostrich won't hatch until a space is freed-up. This can happen by selling an animal or moving an animal to another barn. Once the barn is below capacity, entering will cause the egg to hatch instantly.


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