Sterilizing turner between hatches...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by IggiMom, May 11, 2009.

  1. IggiMom

    IggiMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    West Virginia
    What is the best way to do this?

    Thanks!

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  2. ZZsBabiez

    ZZsBabiez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One time, I took mine completely apart and ran it through the dishwasher with a bit of bleach.
     
  3. Barry

    Barry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for the reminder, I usually just remove the turner and then forget about it. I sterilize the rest of the incubator between hatches but the turner is a forgotten item.
     
  4. chickbird

    chickbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I WOULD NOT PUT AN EGG TURNER IN THHE DISH WASHER, HUMAN THINGS SHOULD BE KEPT SEPARATE FROM ANIMAL EQUIP FOR INFECTION CONTROL REASONS.
     
  5. IggiMom

    IggiMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    West Virginia
    Shoot, I wash my dog bowls in the dishwasher with our dishes all the time.

    Since the dishwasher gets everything basically sterile, why couldn't you put a turner in there?

    I am not sure how I see to get the little motor off, though, can't put it in there!
     
  6. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    Quote:As long as you are using hot water & your dishwasher works correctly - shouldn't be a problem.
    Not that I would put my dishes in with the turner... I'd run it through a cycle alone.
     
  7. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I use Clorox Bleach wipes and then a wet washcloth and dry it off. [​IMG]
     

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