Eggs waiting to go in to incubator, WHAT END UP????? VERY NEW AT THIS?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daniellenoel, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. daniellenoel

    daniellenoel Songster

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    The farmer brought me the eggs today, was hoping to put them into incubator today, the eggs are in a regular egg carton but not all have the big end up, is this going to be a problem?
    Should I wait until tomrorow to put them in?
    Make sure all have big end up?

    They have been at room temperature since this morning???
    Thanks
     
  2. newham0614

    newham0614 Chirping

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    what kind of bator do you have ?
    egg turner?
     
  3. daniellenoel

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    I have a Brinsea Octagon Advance 20, yes with the egg turner
    Actually only a few were not in carton bigger end up,
    So I am going to set them in the incubator in a little bit.
     
  4. MrsChickendad

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    Just set them big end up, shouldn't be a problem. You can candle with a bright small flashlight in a dark room to see which end has the air cell. Sometimes it is hard to tell which end is which.
     
  5. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Songster

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    I let my eggs rest over night "pointy end" down. I lets the air cell settle. I dont think it would matter if you put them in now.
     
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  6. daniellenoel

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    I will let them sit over night in the carton here in my classroom,
    pointy end down. then put them in in the morning.
    Thanks for your help
    Should I be wearing gloves when I touch them? or can i just touch them with my hands?
     
  7. daniellenoel

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    I have cloth gloves
     

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