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Egg turning in Carton Hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by antiquebuff, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Franklin, NC
    I am trying a hatch in the incubator using the egg carton method but I don't know how you turn the eggs. I have them in the bator and have cut the bottoms out for air circulation. Will someone please explain it to me? Thanks in advance.

  2. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Songster

    Feb 13, 2008
    Northern Maine
    Most people stick a block of wood, styrofoam, etc under one end of the carton, then switch it to the other end, tilting the cartons. You'd do this 2 or 3 times a day.
  3. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Quote:They need to turn through a full 90 degrees from one side to the other.

    There isn't much room inside cheap incubators to do this in a carton.

    What does the manual say to do?

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