Fitting bantam eggs in turner???

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

  1. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    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 Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    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 Songster

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

    K&H Chicken Farm Songster

    Feb 17, 2008
    Redding CA
    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
    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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