Turning eggs in a incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hambone84, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. hambone84

    hambone84 In the Brooder

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    How do I keep my eggs turned 3 times a day and the temp and humidity stable if i have 24 turkey eggs to turn im worried?
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    The humidity only needs to be high the last few days- when you stop turning. Don't worry about it! You're doing fine.
     
  3. Lach Cnoc Farm

    Lach Cnoc Farm Songster

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    I was worried about this with my last batch of eggs (duck & some chicken eggs).

    Every time i opened the incubator to turn the eggs, I would mist them all as soon as i was finished turning. I always kept my humidity at a constant 50-61%...but still misted the eggs every time i opened it up.

    All but 2 infertile duck eggs hatched and i still have a few left that are due very soon!!

    they're all growing great too!

    ALSO: I kept my humidity the same all the way through hatching, and i still misted every time i opened the bator. it was a staggered hatch.
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2009

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