turning the eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daddyssteeler, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. daddyssteeler

    daddyssteeler Out Of The Brooder

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    we forgot to turn the eggs in our incubator in the morning can this cause a problem?
     
  2. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    No you are fine. Sometimes I skip a whole day. [​IMG]
     
  3. daddyssteeler

    daddyssteeler Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks so much i was a little scared since it was our first time incubating
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Not turning may reduce the hatch rate,but still you will have some hatch.
     
  5. daddyssteeler

    daddyssteeler Out Of The Brooder

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    that is probably why they have not hatched yet then yhough they are only 2 days over due
     
  6. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
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    You need to stop turning them if they are due to hatch!! I think you stop turning on day 18, so as not to confuse the chick.
     
  7. daddyssteeler

    daddyssteeler Out Of The Brooder

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    got it thanks that is good to know
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
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    I forgot to turn my eggs for 2 weeks and thought they where goners. Left it alone and when I came in my room to feed the scorpions I peeked in the bator to find a newly hatched chick.
     

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