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Turner VS. hand turning??

Discussion in 'Geese' started by poultryfan73, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im planning on hatching a dozen goose eggs in the spring and i was wondering what everyones opinion was on automatic turner vs. manuel turning. THANKS [​IMG]
     
  2. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am lazy and hate opening the incubator more than I absolutely have to. I'm 100% pro-auto turner.
     
  3. goose377

    goose377 Out Of The Brooder

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    auto turner was the best thing i ever bought:jumpy
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    The auto turner is better than sliced bread! [​IMG]
     
  5. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright so far 3-0 auto turners...keep them coming!! where do i buy the turners??
     
  6. goose377

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    I bought mine on ebay for around $20
     
  7. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hand turning is a better way of hands on education.
     
  8. goose377

    goose377 Out Of The Brooder

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    What kind of geese eggs are you hatching?
     
  9. Puddle Foot Farm

    Puddle Foot Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hand turned with mine, but that just entailed moving the entire incubator. In either instance, you have to spray and cool the eggs, so that might be a case either way. You may remember to do that better with hand turning, or since you have to do that, autoturning will save you time?

    What kind of incubator do you have?
     
  10. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hand turning is so aggravating-They roll where they want to- I vote auto-turner!!!!
     

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