No turning for 3 days, are they doomed?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Greg in Carpinteria, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. Greg in Carpinteria

    Greg in Carpinteria Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm on day 3 and I just realized that my auto turner stopped working. Will this mess up the hatch? I've got them turning now, and just candled things, there is definite development in most of the batch. The incubator is a Hovabator 1588.

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  2. berniezahm

    berniezahm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your hatch isn't necessarily doomed. If you have it working properly now I would just let the incubation go on and see how things turnout. You said you were only three days into the incubation period so nothing has formed in the eggs that is likely to crowd itself aginst the inside of the egg and stick. I think you will be OK. Good Luck with your hatch. Pleas let us know how it turns out. [​IMG]
     

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