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Automatic GEQ Egg Turner: Which End Goes Up?

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So I have the new Genisis 1588 and, the egg turner that goes with it. I set eggs this morn and put them in "large end first" that is: the large end resting in the cradle. I tried, just to see, placing an egg in pointed end first and it sat poorly in the turner.

 

So is pointy end up the right way?

 

TIA, mitch

post #2 of 4
The pointy end should always be down. I know they don't fit snug that way so it seems wrong but you never want to incubate with the air cell (fat side) down.

Call Ducks, Black, Chocolate and Lavender Orpingtons, Bantam Cochins, Black Spanish Turkeys

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Call Ducks, Black, Chocolate and Lavender Orpingtons, Bantam Cochins, Black Spanish Turkeys

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Pointy end down is the right right way. The air sack is at the big end. At the end of the hatch your chick will pip to the air sack. Eventually it will break through the egg at the big end, if all went well.
I've got Bielefelders, Rhodebars, Cream Legbars, Black Sex Links, and Buff Orpingtons.
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I've got Bielefelders, Rhodebars, Cream Legbars, Black Sex Links, and Buff Orpingtons.
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wow... glad I ask! thanks folks!

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