what end of egg goes up in incubator

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  1. victor miller

    victor miller Out Of The Brooder

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    what end goes up on the egg big or little when putting in incubator turner ? big?
     
  2. StephensonC

    StephensonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the bigger and fatter end goes up. The pointy end, points down.
     
  3. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If there is any doubt, you can candle the egg. The air sac always goes up.

    Many times eggs are incubated on their side and the "up" end is only slightly elevated, and it's not that critical in those cases.
     

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