turning~?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by raymondjames, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is turning more times a day better? is turing 144 times/day (ever 5 minutes) better than 3 (8 hours, a lot of people do this)?
     
  2. georgiagail

    georgiagail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Somehow I picture dizzy chicks at hatching but the human egg turner wouldn't know this as they passed out from lack of sleep days before.

    It's doubtful broody hens turns their eggs every 5 minutes day and night.

    Gail
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree with the other post. At least three times a day is good if you are hand turning the eggs. Some do turn there eggs more often but it is not necessary but it doesn't hurt either.
     

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