Freaking

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by laughingclown, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. laughingclown

    laughingclown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Set some eggs yesterday. My auto turner stopped working. 2:00 pm will be 24pm will be 24 hrs.hrs. Hasn't moved. When I did a dry run it worked and moved. Now nothing. Wondering how long I should wait to intercede and start manual turning?
     
  2. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I don't think any harm has been done at this point, but I'd go ahead and start hand-turning at this point.

    What a pain, right? Can you buy spare parts for it?
     
  3. laughingclown

    laughingclown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I may have fixed it. Took it out and it looks like the arm from the motor came out of its grove. Put it back together and watching to see if it works. Right now the eggs are laying down without the turner. Waiting foe temp to come back. If I put the turner back in is the air sac going to be able to right its self again?
     

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