!!HELP!! Eggs stopped rotating at day 16

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by EoghanG, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. EoghanG

    EoghanG Out Of The Brooder

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    Made a big mistake with my dates and stopped rotating the eggs.
    I noticed a day later when i took a look so they have been stopped
    for just over 24 hours day 16-17 i turned rotater back on but have
    i destroyed this batch. Normally it wouldn't annoy me so much but i
    bought them. Any advice would be great
     
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    EoghanG Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry about the writing turned out weird
     
  3. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If these are chicken eggs, from what I am reading they will be okay. I've read you can stop turning them as early as day 14 but most people turn them until lockdown. Should be fine.
     
  4. EoghanG

    EoghanG Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you very much was a bit worried
     
  5. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually though if it was off for 24 hrs between days 16 and 17, that might make today day 18 which is when you would stop turning them anyway and go into lockdown. If it's day 18 I would take them out of the turner and do whatever lockdown procedure you need to do with your incubator.

    If they're not chicken eggs then you'll have to specify what they are so someone who is more familiar with different birds can advise you.
     

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