enough of a tilt?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ebonykawai, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    For my next batch of eggs, I was think of tilting them like this instead of hand turning:

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    First of all, does anyone else do this and if so, have you gotten good results? Is it not as good as hand turning, better, the same, etc?

    And second, is this tilting them at enough of an angle?

    Thanks!
     
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
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    Most autoturners turn thro 90 degrees ... 45 one way then thro to 45 the other.
     
  3. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks good enough to me. [​IMG]
     
  4. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

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    Looks good [​IMG]
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    That will work. [​IMG]
     
  6. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! I was trying to see how much other turners get them tilted and it looked about right but, heh, what do I know? Kinda makes me seasick looking at it. [​IMG]
     
  7. Royal Blue

    Royal Blue Out Of The Brooder

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    The tilt is ok, but you will lose temp and humidity making the change. This could be a problem later.
     
  8. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    What about using the blocks under the outside of the bator, tilting the whole thing?

    You won't have to open it to turn then.
     
  9. living2ride

    living2ride Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Looks good to me. I wouldn't worry about the needing to open the bator since it would be even less time than hand turning.
     

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