stop turuning eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by carmen chicks, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. carmen chicks

    carmen chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    it is the 18th day today and i have 8 egss in the incubator, i am wondering if i will stop turning them today... Please help quick
     
  2. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes stop turning them and raise the humidity to 70% and dont open the incubator anymore
     
  3. carmen chicks

    carmen chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    yes i have the brinsea mini eco incubator does that mean i fill up the two pots
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yes you normaly stop turning at day 18 for chicken eggs.
     
  5. splady

    splady Out Of The Brooder

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    Is that only for the humidity? Our hen seems to be turning her eggs continually - including the last three days. If the eggs are in a commercial hatching machine does it stop turning them for a couple of days before they hatch?
     
  6. carmen chicks

    carmen chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    yes if you have a auto turning incubator, it usally stops 3 days before they hatched
     

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