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Egg rotation idea for brooder?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jrose, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. Jrose

    Jrose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2013
    I don't have an auto turner in my LG still-air incubator. I thought to get one, but then I had another thought; my last batch I placed in egg cartons and just elevated one end of the carton then the other. This worked well. So why not elevate one side of the incubator, then the other? I set 40 eggs tonight. With a rolled washcloth on 3 sides inside the incubator, the unit itself can be elevated on one side without the eggs bonking or rolling. Thoughts on this?

    I'm well aware I could hand turn or buy a rotator, I'm just curious about this idea.
  2. kirkinis

    kirkinis Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 10, 2015
    The point is to turn the eggs not how.
    We wait for photos

    best regards
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 7, 2012
    Others have done it this way.

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