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Setting eggs large side up in the incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jrhbull, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. jrhbull

    jrhbull Out Of The Brooder

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    Do any of you set eggs this way??I read it makes the air cell bigger for better hatches??? And info Thanks
     
  2. RHewitt

    RHewitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's the best way. Several books and articles support that as well. I recenlty had a 100% hatch in January and used this egg position.
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2009
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Everyone sets eggs with the large end up and pointed end down. That's how you should do it unless you candle and find the aircell is not where it should be.
     

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