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Do they make "small" egg turners??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. I have a Miss Prissy bator which I love. However it's only a little over 10 inches wide. I'm trying to find an egg turner that is less than 15 inches. Anyone know if they even make them??
     
  2. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    can't you hand turn them ?
     
  3. Certainly, I can do that. That's what I do now. But since I work, it would make it more convenient and probably better for the hatch if I had an automatic one.
     
  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    I doubt it. Youll have to make up one yourself. Affix a segmented egg tray of some sort on PVC tubing that passes through the bator wall. Use a larger PVC tube as a bushing. The eggs sit on this tray and you just tilt it either way.
    Thats all an auto turner does, anyway - it should be rightly called an auto-tilter! [​IMG]

    Get with speckledhen (Cyn) She did one this way.
     
  5. Thanks, elderoo..will do.
     

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