How early can I stop turning

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Oofies, May 10, 2011.

  1. Oofies

    Oofies Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 3, 2009
    West Virginia
    How early can you stop turning? I have eggs that I put in on a Wed, Thurs, and Friday and I am leaving town the weekend before the hatch until sunday late. Is it ok if I take them off Sunday late? How bad will that be for the ones due to hatch on Friday?

    Oh, and I have an auto turner..

    Last edited: May 10, 2011
  2. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    Typically, they need to be turned until three days before the hatch. If you don't they could have deformities... I have no experience with early removal of the turner, either.... I just know the procedure... Maybe someone else has done it and can offer more relative information...

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