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Schedule conflict with turning eggs. Advice needed, please!

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

  1. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    Mooresville, NC
    *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 Songster

    Mar 23, 2008
    Dothan, AL
    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 Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Turn them before you leave and when you get back. They will be fine. [​IMG]
  4. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    Mooresville, NC
    Thanks guys! [​IMG]

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