How to keep eggs in the right position......

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken-keeper, May 11, 2009.

  1. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you guys keep the bigger end higher than the lower end of the egg in a home made incuabtor?

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Jennie5193

    Jennie5193 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think the hen worries about the big end being higher, just that they're turned appropriately.

    Just my 2 cents! [​IMG]
     
  3. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    I ended up putting my eggs in cartons (I borrowed this incubator and the mesh was all bent), so to keep from having a giant "pile" of eggs I just put the eggs in carton bottoms. Seems to be working great, as I now tip the incubator instead of tipping each egg.
     
  4. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:so when you tip the entire incubator dose it roll all the eggs...
     
  5. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    No they are standing fat end up in the carton bottom, they just stay there.
     
  6. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So you dont even roll them full stop?
     

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