Schedule conflict with turning eggs. Advice needed, please!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by goatkeepers, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *Sorry, I meant to post this in the incubating section*

    Well, as you all know, Sunday is father's day... My fiance and I were planning on going to SC to visit his dad for the day.
    The problem is, I turn my eggs in the 'bator at 7am, 2-3pm and around 9pm. I can make the 7am and the 9pm turning, but we're probably gonna be gone until around 6-7pm. It's a two hour trip down to where he lives. So what do I do? will it mess them up if I skip a turn? I forgot to turn them about 5 days ago one evening so I already was one turn behind.
    Let me know what y'all think. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2008
  2. Just-Like-Hatching

    Just-Like-Hatching Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will not hurt the eggs to miss a turn and a few hours difference in the turning routine will definately not matter. Have had to miss a few turns at times and it had no ill effect.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Turn them before you leave and when you get back. They will be fine. [​IMG]
     
  4. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! [​IMG]
     

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