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Broken Turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mbrock, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. mbrock

    mbrock Chirping

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    The motor on the auto-turner went kaput. how do I correctly keep the eggs moving.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    If you can put them in egg cartons in the incubator and when you need to turn prop one side of the egg carton up. Then when it next comes to time for turning put that side down and prop the other side up. This will need to be done 3 times per day although 5 is better. Alternatively lay the eggs on their sides and hand turn each one, this obviously is more time consuming than egg cartons. Good luck with your eggs :fl
     
  3. mbrock

    mbrock Chirping

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    Thanks, it's day 8 and I think that I can replace the the motor after I finish coaching soccer today.
    Thank you for the advice
     

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