Brinsea Mini Turning time?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Flashy2003, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Flashy2003

    Flashy2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im a little confused. Some people say turn your eggs 2-3 times a day. Some people say the more you turn the better. And my Brinsea Mini Adv gives me a few choices of minutes in between turns. My options are between 30- 180 minutes between turns. The default is 45 min. Thats like 32 times a day. Is that to much? Whats the best time for it to be at?
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    All my hatches in my MiniAdvance 'bat ors have been accomplished with the 45 minute setting. I do chance the angle to 15, though.
     
  3. Flashy2003

    Flashy2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    What size eggs are you bating? I will be hatching bantam eggs.
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Right now, the eggs in the MiniAdvance are LF, but I have hatched bantam breeds in it, too. Bantam cochins.
     
  5. Flashy2003

    Flashy2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Did you keep it in 15 with the bantam eggs also.
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Yes, I did.

    Good luck with your hatch!
     
  7. chicken-owner-31

    chicken-owner-31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I changed mine to the 1 hour, just cause! You can play with the angle. The papers that came with mine gave a guideline as far as what angle to use with what size egg. I had to bump it up to 15 because the eggs were touching (gryeyes actually helped me with that one too!) You probably won't have that problem with bantam eggs. Enjoy!
     
  8. Flashy2003

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    Thanks for the help.
     

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