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how to place eggs in automatic egg turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lroach711, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Lroach711

    Lroach711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may be a dumb question...but which direction do I need to place my eggs in the automatic egg turner? I have an LG turner. Thanks!
     
  2. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "pointed end" down [​IMG] its okay I've asked that before [​IMG]
     
  3. Lroach711

    Lroach711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I thought I'd read it somewhere but couldn't find it or remember what it said [​IMG] I should be getting my first hatching eggs hopefully tomorrow! Can't wait!
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    What's that saying? The only dumb question is the unasked one.

    Yes, pointy end down. Sometimes you have one that's almost round- candle it and the end with the aircell is the rounded one and goes up.
     
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  5. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Get your incubator and humidity ready before you put the eggs in.

    Also dont forget to let the eggs rest at least 12 hours before you put them in the bator

    I let them set for 24 hours if they are shippend eggs.
    Put them on top of the bator while the bator is running o the get room temperature.
     
  6. Lroach711

    Lroach711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set up my incubator last night and have the temp steady and the humidity is almost about right. [​IMG] thanks for the tips!
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Happy Hatching! [​IMG]
     
  8. BO 75

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    What if you have already started with them pointed up
     
  9. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Then you need to turn them over so that the small end is pointed down.
     
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  10. the jolly onion

    the jolly onion Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good thread. I'm awaiting my eggs this week and then ill be incubating too. :)
     

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