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Forgot to turn eggs in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Delicatessy, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. Delicatessy

    Delicatessy Hatching

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    Hey,
    I have a GQF Sportsman 1502 incubator. I am currently incubating 2 dozen duck eggs inside. About a day ago I had to fill up the water dish inside (water in 5 gallon bucket not flowing for some reason) and candled the eggs. After I tossed out the clears, I shut the door and forgot about it until next time to fill the tub. I forgot to reset it from manual turner to automatic turner. Will not turning the eggs for a day mid incubation affect hatching?
     
  2. Aphrael

    Aphrael Songster

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    It was only one day they didn't get turned? If so then they should be fine. Just go back to turning them normally. Good luck on the hatch![​IMG]
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Hopefully it won't affect your eggs as you were over the first critical part of incubation. I would just check the next time you candle that they are developing ok and are on target. I have forgot to turn my turner back on again after candling but it was only for half a day and they were fine and had a good hatch. I would try not worry it's not as though it has been for days and days that they havnt been turned. Good luck with your eggs :frow
     
  4. Delicatessy

    Delicatessy Hatching

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    Thanks. This is my first time with shipped eggs and second time incubating anything so still pretty new to the whole thing.
     

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