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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rvbbz92, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. rvbbz92

    rvbbz92 In the Brooder

    Nov 16, 2010
    I got a new 1502 sportsman last week. Have been using an LG. What a difference! this may be a silly question but why would you need to know how many times the egg turners rotate. It has a counter that tells you how many times it rotates. Anyone have any tips to share about there 1502. The instructions were very short. Thanks

  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Songster

    Dec 2, 2010
    I have actually been considering getting a 1502 myself so I will have to keep an eye on this thread. I just need another incubator due to size and for a back-up. I have my current cabinet incubator set to turn every 4 hours and this seems to work well. What is the optimum number for turning, I am not sure. Maybe someone here can shed some light on the optimum number of turns per day for your hatching eggs and why.
  3. cashdl

    cashdl Songster

    Nov 25, 2008
    I have a brand new Dickeys incubator and a Dickeys hatcher. The incubator turns every two hours, I don't have to worry about it. It doesn't have a counter on it and doesn't need one. Maybe it is just assuring to know that it turns every time and that is why there is a counter.


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