Decided to start incubating my own eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TwistedSerpent, May 11, 2011.

  1. TwistedSerpent

    TwistedSerpent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    Hello everyone, I've just jumped into the world of hatching my own chicks! I have a couple little giant incubators which I used to incubate snake eggs for a few years, chicks are going to be a little bit different but atleast I'm quite familier with the incubator. I'll be putting eggs in either tomorrow or the day after. I have a dark cornish and a barred rock rooster amongst barred rocks, reds, and ee hens. I will be turning them by hand, is it better to do it twice a day or 3 times?
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    It is usually better to turn them an odd number of times daily. So three times a day is great. :)

    Why? Because when you turn them 3 times daily, the side they are on the longest (Nightime)

    Changes daily. [​IMG]

    Congrats on incubating, and have fun!
    Last edited: May 11, 2011

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