Minimum-Maximum Degrees turner (and egg size Space between racks)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicks for better health, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am designing my semi automatic egg turner. I need to know approximately how many degrees the eggs should turn each way from center.

    What is the optimal amount?
     
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  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    30 deg is how much you want them to turn from center i think
     
  3. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone else have imput
     
  4. griffin45

    griffin45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    30 to 35 degrees depending on your design. Obviously you don't want them to fall out! That would be bad. You can have them turn more it wont hurt, it will actually help. I hope that you post some picture when you are done! [​IMG]
     
  5. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One more question. I am laying out my egg racks right now. How much room should I keep between the racks so that I can fit chicken, turkey, pheasant, or peafowl eggs
     
  6. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    take the biggest egg you want and leave a 1/4 inch between them
     
  7. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How tall are the biggest? I haven't had any other than chicken yet. I am ordering once I do a test run.
     
  8. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a turner in my LG and it has about 1/4 inch between holes , and a 1/2 inch between racks. i just do chicken eggs only
     
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