Can you incubate eggs upright?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gervais22, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got too many eggs for my bator, can i incubate them upright, then they will fit, it i can which way up, small end or big end?????? Any other ideas how i can fit them in my bator [​IMG]
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Yes, big end up. You will need to be able to rock them as opposed to "turning" them, kind of like the autoturners do. Some people put them in egg cartons and tilt the cartons instead of each egg.
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    You can incubate them big side up.
     
  4. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your supposed to incubate them with the big end slightly tilted if not the stick to the small end and can come out deformed
     

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