BROWER Top hatch Help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by karaokechick, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. karaokechick

    karaokechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2010
    Naples, Florida
    A friend just gave me this incubator and I'm not sure on loading it. I have quail and Chicken eggs in it. Do I need to fill up each spoke/section for them to turn completley or spread all the eggs out through out each section/spoke.

    I loaded it last night and think the eggs may not be turning enough.

    Thanks Bunches
  2. GothChick

    GothChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2010
    I have the same problem with mine. According to the instructions each section must be filled completely for it to turn correctly. But as most of us know, all eggs are not a perfect uniform shape so the don't fit perfectly in the sections. What I did with my eggs is I still put an X and an O on each side that way you can look and see if the eggs are turing enough and if they aren't then just turn then by hand. I currently have Duck, bantam, standard, serama, cortunix, and buttons all in my Brower at the same time. It was kind of like a puzzle every time I put new eggs in because you have to position them just right for them to fit in each section properly.
  3. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    With my Brower I placed very clean wooden eggs in the empty spots in the incubator. Not only did this help the eggs turn correctly, but the wooden eggs acted as a heat sink and helped the bator keep an even temp.

    Hope that helps!

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