Egg stuck in egg turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by henney penny, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. henney penny

    henney penny Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    Has anyone had this happen to them?Its stuck hard.It must have a crack in it and I didn`t see it is all I can figure out,the eggs are 7 days along,how am I going to get it out without it breaking and making a mess?I tried putting some water around it to see if that would help and I still couldn`t move it.The only thing I can think of is to take all the eggs out today(I want to candle anyway)and take out the turner and hold it over the sink and break the egg and clean the turner before putting it back,any other suggestions.I`m not worried about taking the other eggs out I will keep them warm,because my broodies are off the nest all the time and they have good hatch rates.
  2. champer

    champer Songster

    Jun 13, 2011
    San Martin, CA
    That happened to me too. I just kept dripping water on it over the course of a day and it finally came loose. I think your idea of removing the turner is fine too. Good luck!

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