Eggs rolling

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  1. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm new to incubating and i have a simple question.

    so i am incubating chicken and duck eggs but they are call duck eggs and bantam eggs and our egg turner are just rows and when ever it turns they eggs role over on there side. I keep going in and putting them back but i'm worried that me doing will hurt the hatch because i keep opening the lid. So what should i do? is it o.k. if they are on there side? any information will be helpful. this is my 1st time incubating. [​IMG]
     
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    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    you mean they are falling out of the turner ?
     
  4. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Turning eggs on their side is fine... Can you take out the turners and just turn by hand???
     
  5. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no, the turners are just rows and the eggs are to small to just sit in it and they are falling over on their sides.
     
  6. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im not sure on how to do that, like i said above this is my first time hatching and i still am not sure what im doing.[​IMG]
     
  7. granny hatchet

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    you can wrap a bit of cotton or tissue on the bottom of the egg to keep it from falling or like Linda said hand turn. thats 3xs a day. put an x on one side of the egg and an O on the other and just roll them over like that.
     
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  10. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Just skip ahead on the link and ask the question... they are all willing to help. GOOOD LUCK and hope you have a great hatch!!
     

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