Can you leave hatching eggs in the egg turner until they hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Whitneyshally, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Whitneyshally

    Whitneyshally New Egg

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    Can you leave hatching eggs in the egg turner until they hatch?
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Even if you shut the turner off chicks can get tangled and injured in the turner. Remove the turner 3 days before your hatch date - they should not be turned for the last 3 days anyway.
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2013

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