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Egg Setting Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LastChanceRanch, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. LastChanceRanch

    LastChanceRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just upgraded to my Brinsea 20PRO and while setting my eggs today I noticed they don't really set big end up too well. It is necessary for eggs to be large end up or can they be on their sides? I do have the autoturn and all that, and the picture on the Brinsea webpage shows them on their sides. Just want to make sure. [​IMG]
     
  2. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    The Brinsea manual states: Eggs may be set on end (or at an angle) provided the large end of the egg is upwards. Look on page 10. I have some huge Brahma eggs in mine right now so I know what you are referring to. I kind of pushed mine close together side to side so that each egg holds the one next to it in. We are on lockdown now and none have been damaged or rolled out. It sure looks scary though when it turns all the way to one side or the other. Good luck! The first egg that hathes out of mine will be named Brinsea! [​IMG]
     
  3. LastChanceRanch

    LastChanceRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome, thanks! I thought thats what I should do, but wasn't totally sure! [​IMG] Heading to set now!
     
  4. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck!
     
  5. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

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    good luck

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