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Turning question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JoshJudge, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. JoshJudge

    JoshJudge In the Brooder

    Jan 21, 2011
    So today I went downstairs to check my incubator and realized the turner wasn't plugged in. It's only been 5 days since I started them. So my question is, will this cause problems at all with the eggs not being turned for 5 days? Thanks

  2. Slongest

    Slongest Chirping

    Oct 15, 2012
    My Coop
    From personal experiance beings that its the first few days i dont think its that big of a deal. dont get me wrong its not good but i think youll be ok ive hatched hundreds of birds and i use an older style incubator without an auto turner so i turn my eggs twice a day once in the morning and again at night and there are days where i forget to turn or thought someone else has..
    my answer is dont sweat it too much i bet they'll hatch or most will
  3. thasista

    thasista Songster

    Oct 25, 2011
    My Coop
    When I have shipped eggs, I don't turn them on purpose for 3 days. I would continue with the cycle and see how things develop.

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