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Taking eggs out off the turner Q's ........................

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by paramedic07, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a thought I'm a few days from lock down on my last batch off eggs I'm going to do this year (I think). Would it be better to put them on their sides when I take them out the turner or just use egg cartons again ?
     
  2. puredelite

    puredelite Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've used both methods with same results. Egg cartons do seem to contain most of the mess that comes with hatching tho. I use paper cartons and cut the bottom off for air circulation.
     
  3. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks. bump.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:I have done this too. I usually take them out of the turner and lay them back into the incubator.
     
  5. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one more bump before my final lock down of the year.
     
  6. Black Cochin Bantams

    Black Cochin Bantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I take mine out of the turner and lay them on their side for hatching. Had good luck doing that on 8 of my nine hatches this year. The other one had more that did pip but not finish breaking out. Had to help some out which I do not want to or like to do. Those were mostly pullet eggs with smaller chicks. Like I said mostly good luck laying eggs on their side.
     

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