Egg Turning Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mahlzeit, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A day after putting my eggs in the incubator my automatic turner broke down. So I had to take them out of the turner and lay them and turn them manually. I have not been able to turn them more than once a day I know they say you should turn them 3 times a day but that is not possible for me. My new turner should be coming in today I was wondering if I could stand them back on end and put them in the turner now or if I should keep them on their side and turn them manually...any opinions? Thank you very much.
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Put them right in the new turner, fat end up of course. No worries.
     
  3. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just put them in the turner. On my first hatch I didn't have a turner for the first 3 weeks (they were duck eggs). Then I bought a turner for he last week and it worked just fine.
     

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