how to position eggs in the incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by klesoine, May 8, 2009.

  1. klesoine

    klesoine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should the eggs be sideways or tip/large side up when placed in the incubator?
     
  2. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you using a turner?
     
  3. klesoine

    klesoine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes. i have a brinsea ecco 20 with turner.
     
  4. DANNY

    DANNY Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA
    If you are not using a turner lay them in there on their side. Put an "x" on one side and an "o" on the other That way you know when you turn them. If you are using a turner out them in the turner with the point down or the air cell up. Some eggs are almost round and it's tough to figure out which end goes up. you can candle it and find the air cell.
     
  5. klesoine

    klesoine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks so much. this is my first time and i feel well...helpless!!
     
  6. DukeDawg528

    DukeDawg528 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are using a turner you would put the pointed end down in the turner...If you were hand turning them you would place them on their side and leave the big end slightly slanted up... [​IMG]
     
  7. DANNY

    DANNY Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA
    What kind of bator are you using. With or without fan?
     

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