turning question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by greenthumb89, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok people have said they stop turning 3 days before the hatch and some people say stop on day 18 well if you stop on day 18 then thats 4 days not turned 18,19,20,21...im justa little confused as to when to stop turning my eggs
     
  2. kyfarmer

    kyfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i stop truning on day 18 and eat a gr88 hatch most of the time i get 95% hatch [​IMG]
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You stop turning on the evening of day 18....the chick needs time then to get itself into postion to hatch...so that leaves 3 days...19, 20 and 21... [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2008
  4. homeandbarnbasics

    homeandbarnbasics Out Of The Brooder

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    Think of days as 24 hour periods. if you stop on day 18, then you have 3 - 24 hour periods before they hatch on day 21. (Hope I explained that well enough) Good luck with your hatch!!
     

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