LG users...Hand turn advice...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Vamp-A-Billy Princess, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Indiana
    Should I have then on their sides or put them in egg cartons and tilt them? Anyone have better results with one over the other?
     
  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    I've never used the egg carton method--I've had pretty good results with my duck eggs--but I just put them on the incubator grate, on their sides...
     
  3. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 15, 2008
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    I've never used the carton either. I just lay the eggs on their sides also.
     
  4. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Indiana
    Do you turn them the first day. I thought someone said the day you put them in didnt count as day 1?
     
  5. talos321

    talos321 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe build you a tiltable egg carton with strings for each end. That way you won't have to even open it as the temps and humidity fluctuate wildly when you do also they are all turned at once. I tried turning 24 eggs in one laying on the screen for two days and bought an automatic egg turner.

    From what I understand you do not turn the first 24 hours.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2008

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