Egg turner stopped working

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bluedawg, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. bluedawg

    bluedawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a week and a half to go and my egg turner has stopped working. My temp and humidity has been perfect throughout I hate to screw it up by opening the bator to turn eggs every morning... What hsould I do???? A Little panicked...

    -Mary
     
  2. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh no. I have a automatic egg turner! I hope mine doesnt go out! [​IMG] Bumping you to the top!! Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you put a book under one side to tilt it then move it to the other side every few hours?
     
  4. bluedawg

    bluedawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like a good idea, will that be enough of a turn do you think?
     
  5. bluedawg

    bluedawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know some people turn them by hand... If I let the temp go to 101 in the am i can open quickly and turn without dipping too low... would that be a better idea?
     
  6. bluedawg

    bluedawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The thing too is I don't know when exactly it stopped working, I suspect it could have been a few days. How long can they go without turning? anyone know?
     
  7. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    put enough books under to give enough tilt... try it [​IMG]
     
  8. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just a thought as the fuse blown on your turner?
     
  9. bluedawg

    bluedawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No - The heater is still working and plugged into the same.
     
  10. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it one of theses turners...
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