Can eggs hatch in turning tray

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by xMissyTeex, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. xMissyTeex

    xMissyTeex In the Brooder

    May 19, 2017
    Hiya, i've had a quick scan to see if i can find this question already but i figured it would be easier to ask, I had all my incubating chicks hatch over last weekend, my sister in law got some eggs which should have been hatching the following week (now) all temps fine etc however when i went round yesterday shes left them in the turning tray (its no longer turning!) however they should be hatching by now, if not hatched completely, is leaving them in the tray preventing them? they are coturnix quail
    many thanks x
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  2. an egg in a turning tray would probably still pip, but it wouldn't be able to get out
  3. james25

    james25 In the Brooder

    Jan 6, 2017
    Monjas, Guatemala
    My Coop
    I've had quail hatch on a turning tray and their usually fine as long as the tray is on the ground. But I would get them out of their turning tray asap
  4. They can end up hurting themselves on the tray
  5. Chickassan

    Chickassan Free Ranging

    May 23, 2017
    Yeah take the tray out they really do get in some weird spots if its left in.

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