A question about turning eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wolfbaine30, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. wolfbaine30

    wolfbaine30 Crazy Rooster

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    I would like to know who turns on day18 and stops at 19,or who stops at day 18.I'm a little confused on this because most of the post I read on humidity,its a certain amount through days 1-18,then gets upped on days 19-21.Just wondering,especially since I'm on day 18 with some today.All input on this is appreciated.
    Kevin
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I stop turning around day 18.

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  3. wolfbaine30

    wolfbaine30 Crazy Rooster

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    Well I turned them this morning.Should I leave them be?I set the eggs in the evening time,should I turn them one more time this evening,when I turn my other eggs?Or should I just leave them be?I'm still a newbie on hatching and I'm still soaking up new and very useful information every day.
     
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    turn them on day 18 then on day 19 when you increase your hum% do not turn them anymore..

    If you stop turning on day 18 it is no big deal.. by then the chicks should be moving around on their own anyhow, so turning is not so critical anymore..
     
  5. wolfbaine30

    wolfbaine30 Crazy Rooster

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    Thank you.I thought that was right.I appreciate all yall's help.I'll turn then just one more time tonight.......then wait,and wait,and wait.......
     

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