Those of you that manually turn your eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stone_family3, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    Do you stick to a strict schedule or do you just play it by ear?

    I have my phone set to go off at 7, 3 and 11 will it be okay if I turn them at approximately those times? As long as they are turned at least 3x a day?
  2. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    A good rule is always turn them an odd number. I've been doing 3 X's for years. Usually in the morning, afternoon and before bed.
  3. GlacierHen

    GlacierHen Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 19, 2011
    I turn my eggs 4 times a day - 8am 12pm 4pm and 8pm. I did not have a strict schedule and it was no problem to miss a time here or there.

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