Eggs are smaller than the cups in the turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hatchingisfun, May 26, 2012.

  1. hatchingisfun

    hatchingisfun In the Brooder

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    Has anyone else tried to incubate chicken eggs that are smaller than the cup size of the turner?
    My eggs are rocking / knocking back and forth when the turner goes to the far right or left.
    Is this going to effect the embryo ? Will it effect my hatching sucess ?
     
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

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    What are you hatching?
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    They will be fine. If it bothers you, you can place a paper towel loop around each one but I promise they will be fine.
     
  4. hatchingisfun

    hatchingisfun In the Brooder

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    mstricer, I am hatching Buckeye Chicken Eggs. They are due to come out of the turner Tuesday eve.
     
  5. hatchingisfun

    hatchingisfun In the Brooder

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    Thank you nurse_turtle, I may do that next time. They are due to come out of the turner Tues. eve. so we will see how they do. Thanks for the encouragement.
     

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