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Point of egg in the incubator UP or DOWN

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Spitman, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. Spitman

    Spitman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats it up or down I foget [​IMG]
     
  2. runsw/scissors

    runsw/scissors Chillin' With My Peeps

    pointy end down.
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Big end up, small pointy end down.
     
  4. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Air cell UP, pointy end down.
     
  5. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:XXX---222
     
  6. idispatch4911

    idispatch4911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In regards to this, I'm a first time hatcher (haven't set any yet) but planning on just leaving the eggs laying on their sides (as nature would have it). Is there a reason for standing the eggs up on end? Better hatch rate or something?
     
  7. CheekyMare

    CheekyMare Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:In a turner I assume.
     
  8. idispatch4911

    idispatch4911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No turner. Just on some hardware cloth. I *can* put them in egg cartons with pointy end down, but I wonder what the logic is...
     
  9. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:I always hatch eggs on their side.
    Some people like to hatch in cartons, me, not so much. It's just a matter of preference.
     
  10. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i set mine on there side because some eggs hatch upside down and its hard for them to hatch when u have them i a carton
     

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