Is it to late to put in an egg turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Julie's Silkies, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. Julie's Silkies

    Julie's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on day 4 and was thinking of getting a turner, will I hurt the eggs if I was to put it in now.
     
  2. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    nope it will not hurt it. put a towel in the dryer for like 10 min and get it warm. lay it on the table and wrap the eggs up in it. hurry and put the turner in and get it situated and put the eggs back in. u should be good to go. the hot towel will keep them warm while u add it.
    silkie
     
  3. Julie's Silkies

    Julie's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, should I warm up the turner before I put the eggs in it.
     
  4. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    i would run the turner for about 2 hours outside the bator first to test it to make sure it is working right before putting it in.

    u'll also need to drop the temp down a few degrees once it is in so u don't cook the eggs till it is just right. i say that because the eggs will set higher closer to the heat eliment.
     
  5. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    also remember fat end goes on the top
     
  6. Julie's Silkies

    Julie's Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was my next question. THanks
     

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