turner motor broken

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rexrapter1234, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. rexrapter1234

    rexrapter1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm half way through day 0 and I found out that my incubator motor for my turner has gone, so order a new motor for my turner motor.
    Would I matter if the eggs didn't turn of a day or 2?
    Would this affect my hatch rate ?
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If they have started developing and are between days 3-14, they need to be turned. It could affect hatch rate. It could affect development of the chick. I would not recommend purposely not turning. It's our job to give them the best we can. If you can't lay them down and turn them individually, you can sit them in cut down cartons and elevate one side of the carton with a piece of wood or it's equivalent, changing sides 3xs a day.
     
  3. rexrapter1234

    rexrapter1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are on day 0, I've manually turned them
     

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