Need help with lockdown egg turners staggered hatch foam bator!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by vanalpaca, May 19, 2011.

  1. vanalpaca

    vanalpaca Songster

    Mar 18, 2011
    Clyde in NW Ohio
    So they are in Little Giant turner in a Hovabator foam still air bator.

    7 eggs going into lockdown tomorrow night.

    Couldn't remove any of the rows of the turner, so what should I do?

    If remove ALL eggs from turner and put on their sides, need to raise the floor so yolks at same height as before?

    What about the humidity? This is a staggered hatch and current humidity is running 45-55%

    3 sets of eggs all 3 days apart.

    Last time I transfered to a brooder/hatcher set up, lost the eggs?

    What about turning the other 2 sets of eggs?

    OR should I just put them all in egg cartons, then open the bator during lockdown to 'turn' the eggs for the later hatch.

    By other 'bator hasn't arrived.

  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Unplug the turner for your hatch. The other eggs will be fine with a few days of not being turned.

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