Question on turning timing...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RightFromtheStartDoula, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. RightFromtheStartDoula

    RightFromtheStartDoula Out Of The Brooder

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    I understand that you need to turn the eggs 2 to 3 times per day...does this include the hours over night?...So is it 2-3 times in a 24 hour period or 2-3 times during waking hours?...Can someone tell me what a good turning schedule is?..
     
  2. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turn before you go to bed and first thing in the morning. Best to turn 3 times per day. That way, the egg doesn't end up sitting on the same side every night.
     
  3. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Question? If you turn 3 times a day they always end up on the same side ...X...O...X? Also when you stop turning do you stop turned where you started? ie X?
     
  4. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X...0 1 turn 0....X 2 turn X... 0 3 turn.

    If you start with X side up in the morning, you'll end with O side up when you got to bed. The egg won't sit on the same side two nights in a row.
     
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