How many times do your turn? What is your technique?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jaygood787, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Jaygood787

    Jaygood787 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to this sorry for such a newbie question, but i know this will help me....
     
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    3 times daily:

    Before I eat breakfast
    Before I eat lunch
    & right before I go to bed


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  3. ModernGameGrl

    ModernGameGrl Out Of The Brooder

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    I shoot for 3 though some days it doesn't happen as often as I like.
     
  4. latebloomer

    latebloomer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 10, 2011
    green mountain state
    i do three times a day, i try to sort of spin them, rather than picking them up
     
  5. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    My eggs are shipped and often many have loose air sacs so I always hatch in an egg carton. What I now do is put something under one edge of the carton. If I am hatching more than 12, then the same block is put in the middle with the edges of the cartons on it, like an inverted V. Then when turning, I just swap them, placing the right on the left, etc. w/out turning them around. I can then lay them flat if I want to by removing the block. I remove the block at lock down so the cartons are flat for hatching. Been working well for me.

    Oh and I turn at least 3 times a day. Usually more often. I sort of do it when I think of it.
     
  6. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Minimum 3 really. More if you can but always an odd number of times. This means during the longer night period there is a different side uppermost on a daily basis [​IMG]
     

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