Turning eggs in a incubator?

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

  1. hambone84

    hambone84 In the Brooder

    Jun 17, 2009
    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

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    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

    Apr 16, 2009
    Western Washington
    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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