Egg Turner has stopped. Peacock eggs at 7 days!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Pudge, May 8, 2011.

  1. Pudge

    Pudge Out Of The Brooder

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    I guess my egg turner wasn't tough enough for peacock eggs. I had 2 along with my chicken eggs and everything was going great. I added a couple more peacock and it was too much. My question is, can i switch them over to another bator on their sides and turn them by hand? or will it totally mess them up? any input... THANKS!!
     
  2. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not think your peacock eggs "messed up your turner" I turn very large duck eggs twice as heavy as peacock eggs on mine.

    Just turn them by hand for whatever time remining to lockdown .
    No big deal.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2011
  3. Pudge

    Pudge Out Of The Brooder

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    I do staggered hatching but am more than willing to hand turn all the peacock eggs. Most of the eggs are in a forced air and rolling right along. Its my second forced air I am having trouble with. SOOOO, it won't hurt to move the egg turner out and continue on their sides by hand?

    I am a hatchaholic but refuse to start the 12 step program..lol!!
     
  4. Pudge

    Pudge Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 forced air and 4 still air. I usually hatch sebbie eggs but this year I am concentrating on my peacocks. I have waited 2 1/2 years for these eggs.. :eek:)
     

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