I work 12 hr days, can't turn mid-day!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by zowieyellowflame, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. zowieyellowflame

    zowieyellowflame Songster

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    I am just about to start eggs in an incubator, for Tues and Wed I will be able to turn them at 8 am and then not again until 7 or 8 pm because of a work schedule. Will this be ok?
     
  2. ChicknJ

    ChicknJ Songster

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    I work 12 hour shifts also and have just turned 2 times a day on those days. I turned first thing in the morning, then as soon as I got home, then I would try to turn again right before bed even if it was only a couple hours since the last turn.

    If it is only a couple days a week that they only get turned twice, worry not, mine all hatched fine.

    Good Luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  3. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

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    Yeah, some days I only turned twice due to working a double shift.
    16 hours in one position didn't seem to cause any problems. All ready to hatch - I lockdown tonight!
     
  4. wvcruffler

    wvcruffler In the Brooder

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    Paganbird,
    Great avatar!
    Dr.Phil

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