Ok, here's a random question..... we stop turning the eggs at day 18 or so to help the chick orient and turn in the egg for hatching. That I get. BUT.... Mamma hen would just keep on adjusting the eggs right??
I understand that if you are using an auto turner that you'd need to lay the eggs on their sides and remove the turner before hatching, but if you are manually turning and they are already on their sides, why do we stop turning when the hen would keep on adjusting and turning them? Would it really hurt the hatch rate to keep on turning??
I always just wonder about these things when it works one way in the natural world, and another in the artifical incubation world...
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