Keeping eggs from rolling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by henney penny, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got the octogon 20 and put a few eggs in it,how do you keep them from falling on their sides,they are silkie eggs so are small.I only have a few in there just to try it out.Any ideas?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Set your eggs inbetween the rails and pack them at one end if they don't make a full row. Mine came with foam inserts for the rails but I don't always use them but do pack eggs at the end of rows with them. You could use other cut up foam or sponges to do this.

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    Brinsea sell the foam inserts and extra rails as an extra part ~

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