Lock dow the eggs, standing or lying?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yook2000, May 22, 2011.

  1. yook2000

    yook2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    New Haven County
    I just got my turner last month. When I lock down the eggs on the 18th day, should I turn off the turner and let the eggs stand on it, or take off the turner and let the egg lie down?
  2. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can do either or its a personal prefrence...I lay mine down [​IMG]
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    I always remove the turner at lockdown. Too much risk of a chick getting a leg, wing or head caught in it, as well as the mess!

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