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

    Jan 3, 2011
    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

  3. ModernGameGrl

    ModernGameGrl Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 15, 2011
    Chippewa County
    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

    Aug 20, 2010
    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

    Feb 19, 2011
    Suffolk, UK
    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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