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Egg turning in Carton Hatching

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

  1. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Songster

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    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

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    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
    Tulsa
    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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