Brinsea Octagon 20 Incubator - Manual turning

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by alina, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. alina

    alina Hatching

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    Does anyone has an experience with this kind of incubator?
    I have a new one and the instructions are not giving enough
    information about manual egg turning.
    My question is, do you rock the incubator all the way to its sides
    or to a side and the middle and then the other side? [​IMG]
     
  2. Rootball

    Rootball Songster

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    probably doesn't matter you could go either way. Just for good measure I would go from one side to the other side without stopping on the vertical position.
     
  3. One Acre Wonder Farm

    One Acre Wonder Farm Songster

    Feb 20, 2009
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    I've only used mine once (so far) and I rocked from side to side. Occasionally, when I'd forgotten if I'd rocked or not, I would set it down in the middle, and then when it was time to turn again I chose a side and resumed the side-to-side turning.
     
  4. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Left to right is fine.
     
  5. alina

    alina Hatching

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    Thank you so much for your advice.
    I will start rocking from side to side.
    Today is only the third day.
    I hope I did not ruin the eggs.
     

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