semiauto Eggs Turner ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by insaaan, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. insaaan

    insaaan New Egg

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    hi all....to all Genius ppl here has anybody built a hommade semiauto eggs turner?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, I almost didn't answer this because a genius, I'm not, LOL, but here's what I'd consider a semi-auto egg turner. You turn it by twisting the PVC pipe from outside the bator and the entire tray tilts side to side. It's just the bottom of a milk crate and an egg flat to hold the eggs with PVC pipe attached to each side.
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  3. insaaan

    insaaan New Egg

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    i really appreciate ur help [​IMG] but i wonder if just tilting side to side would be ok ?
     
  4. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Could you just use a book type holder (you know the ones that hold a book at an angle) and place an egg carton on it. Then just flip the carton around each time?

    I would think that it would mean less heat loss since it would just take a second to turn the whole carton.

    Tonya
    PS I am not a genius either. Just Broke. [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Tilting from side to side is all you're really supposed to do. It's all an automatic egg turner does.
     
  6. insaaan

    insaaan New Egg

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    thanks alot all

    that's all i wanna know [​IMG]
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:I think the idea is to turn the eggs without opening the bator.
    Speckledhen's turner has apvc pipe that goes through the wall of the bator, and you turn the eggs from outside. [​IMG]
     

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