problem w/egg turner please help!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bmchickens, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. bmchickens

    bmchickens In the Brooder

    Feb 14, 2008
    we are currently in day 5 with a hatch, however the egg turner keeps malfunctioning, the metal stud or shaft that on the end of the motor had a plastic wheel that keeps slipping off the turner. that's when i step in to fix the plastic wheel, now about 4 or 5 times since day 1. this is approximately the 4th or 5th time we've used the turner. do these turners wear out over time? should we take the egggs out of the turner all together and turn the eggs ourselves? which would be better?[​IMG]
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    I dont use a turner in mine so I have no idea on how to fix them or if they break often, I would take the eggs out and turn them by hand (at least 3x a day) in till you get the problem fixed. Maybe try calling the bator company and ask them to help !!

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