what do you do with the automatic turner on day 18

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenboy1993, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it better to leave the eggs in the turner till they hatch or remove the turner and lay them on the side on the wire
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    You can do it either way...if you leave them in the turner just make sure you turn it off and make sure the eggs are in an upright position.
     
  3. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does one way have a higher hatch rate?
     
  4. Harley's girl

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  5. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and you keep the egg carton in the incubator till they hatch? ive never tried that
     
  6. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, i put mine in cardboard cartons, with a dime size hole cut out in each egg slot for air, and then after hatch it makes clean up so easy
     
  7. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what kind of egg carton? like the ones you get at the grocery store?
     

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