I'm waiting for another set of eggs - but I have a question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Grindlefamily, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been searching and can't seem to find what I need so now I'm asking -

    I received a set of eggs today and am waiting on another - While I wait I put the current eggs in a carton in the basement, now I know they need to be turned daily so they don't settle too much (don't want that yolk to get stuck) - but does that mean tip them or does that mean turn the whole carton over gently?

    Thanks!

    Louella
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Just tip them side to side...not end over end.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Just tip the sides ...I place a dish cloth on one end so it tips some and then do it the other way 3 times a day...Don't turn them over or flip them over thats a no no...
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2008
  4. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was what I thought - but I thought I had read to turn them over and thought HUH??? LOL - I will tip them properly - thank you!

    Louella
     

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