correct way to put eggs in turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by maransfan16, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. maransfan16

    maransfan16 Songster

    Dec 17, 2012
    southwest kentucky
    hello i know the title sounds dumb but here is the behind the scene story. i usually use my cabinet incubator and the eggs lay on their side but i am using a small hovabator and the eggs are upright not on their side like i am use to which side do i need to put into the indention the larger side or the smaller side of the egg please help i need to set these eggs now
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    If you place them upright, the fat side needs to be up. This is where the air cell develops and by placing them pointy end up, you will encourage the air cell to become misplaced, causing you problems come hatch time. Good luck with your hatch!

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