Egg Turning

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenman228, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. chickenman228

    chickenman228 Hatching

    Dec 27, 2015
    Hello Newbie here trying to learn ,
    I do not have a Egg Turner , I have a Fan & Light Set-Up (Homemade Incubator).
    Can someone explain how to turn the eggs please , I am new to hatchin & I am not sure , from what I understand is that
    you mark X on one side O on the other & turn 3x a Day rotating from X position to O position ???
    Do you have to spin / turn the eggs a few times before setting it ?

  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

    Apr 11, 2011
    ^ Thats what I do when I hand turn. I also put my eggs waiting to go into the incubator in an egg carton and stick a book under one end of the other 3x a day as well. If my auto turner isn't in use, I stick them in there so I don't have to mess with them :)

    Good luck!

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