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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickalick, May 18, 2011.

  1. chickalick

    chickalick Out Of The Brooder

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    hi
    do i need to turn the eggs in the incubator and if so how many times thanks
     
  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turn an odd number of times a day until day 18. Then no more turning!
     
  3. chickalick

    chickalick Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:thanks a lot
     
  4. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BackYard Chickens chickalick! [​IMG]


    What smokeykk said ~


    Turn them 3 times per day for the first 18 days of incubation.

    After the 18th day quit turning and keep the incubator closed,

    and up the humidity. If you do not turn the eggs, the embryo

    will stick to the side of the eggshell and kill the baby, eventually.

    Turn an odd number of times per day so that the side the egg

    lays on at night changes everyday.

    ~Scissor

    Good luck!
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2011

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