Turning of eggs

BenDecker

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All incubators I've had so far turns the eggs a full 90 degrees. Now I've bought a huge machine, but upon arrival at home, I discovered that it only turns the eggs 22 degrees. Will this be enough? Any advice will be appreciated.
 

sumi

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It is recommended that eggs get turned 90*, so I don't think 22* is going to cut it. How are the eggs placed and turned int your incubator? Is there a way you can fit some additional turning/rotation in there?
 

BenDecker

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The machine can not be changed. 22 degrees is what it's been designed for. I was wondering if anyone has done any experiments with turning. I don't really want to put in a few hundred eggs and then find it does not turn enough.
 

sumi

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Sorry, I should've been clearer. I meant can you hand turn the eggs in addition to the incubator's turning?
 

BenDecker

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No, hand turning is not an option. Eventually there are going to be 5000 eggs in there.
Desperately looking for someone who has done some experimenting.
 

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