eggs turner went bad

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DK, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. DK

    DK Out Of The Brooder

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    Dec 30, 2008
    Bangor Alabama
    The motor on my eggs turner went out and i dont know how long the eggs went with out out being turned will this hurt the hatch and will the chick be allright?I found out on day 18when i went to move the eggs out of the turner. DK
     
  2. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    Much better problem than say: fan going out and temperature climbing to 110 degrees( I had 2 live out of 400eggs). Fan burning up and melting the lid and smoking eggs and temperature falling to 70 degrees(0/40). Keep turning them and what you get will likely be a successful hatch. We all do our best with the situation at hand!
     
  3. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    I tried a hatch once where I didn't turn them at all. I ended up with about a 50% hatch rate.
     

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