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GQF #1202 question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DK, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. DK

    DK Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 30, 2008
    Bangor Alabama
    On the 1202 do you take the eggs out of the set trays after 18 days and move them to a hatch tray in the bottom of the bator or could you just turn off the turner and leave them in the set tray?I went on the GQF website and got the manual for the 1202 and that how it tell you to do is move the eggs to a hatch tray. Thank for any help. DK
  2. greenriver

    greenriver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 19, 2010
    Wilmington, Il
    Take them out, the chicks will fall off the trays and hurt themselves
  3. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

    May 15, 2010
    Agreed. Take the turner out. The chicks can get legs caught in between the rails and all kinds of bad stuff can happen to the babies. Good luck in your hatch.
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    yes hatching tray, you could cover the turning tray and turn the auto turner off , if you need more room. if not you will have chicks everywhere ,when you open the door

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