Removing turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RobinLee, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. RobinLee

    RobinLee New Egg

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    We are in day 17ish. (took a day to stabilize temp, but eggs were in it all along) .Is it ok to remove the turner today or do I need to wait until tomorrow? I see many differences in humidity and temp recomendations the last few days - any consensus?
    Thanks,
    Robin
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I never remove my turner til the evening of day 18....your temps will drop some when you take it out but don't fiddle with bringing it back up, it should on its own...

    Your humidity will need to be brought up to the 60 to 70% range for the last 3 days of incubation...some go higher to 75%, I have clean hatches at 70%....just depends on what part of the country your in and your climate conditions..
     

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