Turning Eggs in Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CoalLucker, May 18, 2017.

  1. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2016
    When incubating eggs and turning them over manually, do they need to be flipped from one side to the other (like most I've seen), or can they be flipped from top to bottom?
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    If the are laying down, an x on one side, an o on the other, roll from x to o for one turn then back to x for next and so on. Therefore you are rolling 180 degrees. If they are upright in cartons you tilt to the left, 45 degree angle for one turn, then to the right, 45 degree angle for the next and so on.
    Edited to add if they are upright the smaller pointed end should ALWAYS be down. Air cell, fat end up.

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