Fitting bantam eggs in turner???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AussieSharon, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    The lady at the feedstore gave my son a single bantam egg this AM. He asked her for a horse egg so he can hatch a horse and she thought it was so cute she gave him a bantam egg.... so now of course I have to incubate it.

    I have a regular sized egg turner but it won't hold an egg that small. The egg is about the size of a quarter! Is there any way I can rig an egg cup to fit the egg or am I doomed to hand turning?
     
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    do you have some of those foam sheets used for crafting? you can cut them to siz to make the egg fit. or maybe cut a egg cup out off a egg carton
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2008
  3. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Thanks Connie. I'll give it a try!
     
  4. K&H Chicken Farm

    K&H Chicken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put my dutch eggs in butcher paper wax side in so it does not get the egg damp.
     
  5. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Quote:Lots of ways this can be done .... imagination is a wonderful thang [​IMG]

    Bantam eggs, btw, should fit the Quail egg racks that are available. Your store may have some.
     

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