auto egg turner for duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hillfloweranch, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. hillfloweranch

    hillfloweranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 duck eggs I want to put in the bator and wondered if the auto egg turner I have for the chicken eggs can handle the larger duck eggs? does anyone know? or have you done this? if so, was it successful?

    Thanks
    Heather
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    If they are smaller duck eggs yes if they are much bigger then large chicken eggs then I woudnt do it the weight may keep the turner from moveing correctly or even over heat or wear out the motor. You can look on ebay for duck egg racks for your type of turner and just replace one rack with that and have the rest chicken eggs if you chicken eggs as well or simply turn by hand.
     
  3. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is only three eggs and you put one on each rack, I wouldn't see the harm.
     
  4. hillfloweranch

    hillfloweranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok...thanks. I so appreciate the input
     

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