Can i keep my egg turning tray after day 25?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KaleDaDuck, May 19, 2019.

  1. KaleDaDuck

    KaleDaDuck In the Brooder

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    So my guinea fowl is currently at day 24 tomorrow is the day i remove the egg tray but the problem is there are two type of eggs in the incubator..
    1. Guinea is in day 24
    2. Turkey is in day 8
    3. Ducks is in day 8
    And all of the remaining eggs are at the same incubator because the other incubators are filled..

    Can i keep turkeys and ducks without turning for three days? Or should i keep all the eggs with the egg tray..
     
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi there. :frow

    I suggest that you designate an incubator solely for hatching... or don't set eggs so far apart next time. It's great to have so much life.. but why create issues of our own? :confused:

    Not turning at those stages will be detrimental... (reduce hatch) to those species. But continuing to turn could cause injury to the quail as they hatch.

    Good luck with your many adventures! :fl:wee
     
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

    What incubator are you using?
     
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  4. Jrd7788

    Jrd7788 Chirping

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    You could always manually turn the turkey and duck eggs while the tray is off. That’s what I would do.
     
  5. Kateplant87

    Kateplant87 Hatching

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    But if you manually turn that would mean opening the incubator at least 3 times a day which will cause your hatchers to loose humidity
     
  6. KaleDaDuck

    KaleDaDuck In the Brooder

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    HHD chinese incubator
     

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