1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Egg turning

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken4little, Nov 27, 2015.

  1. chicken4little

    chicken4little Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 26, 2015
    How many times should I turn an egg a day?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    As many as you can but at least twice. The more the better - especially early in incubation.
    The embryo needs to access nutrition from the entire egg and turning does that as well as keeping the yolk suspended.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by