Whats better...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kristin07035, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. kristin07035

    kristin07035 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2014
    Whats better as far as hatch rate an incubator with an auto turner or manually turning eggs yourself.
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    If manually turned eggs are turned and not neglected often then there is no difference in hatch rate.

    Auto turners are merely easy but I think incubating in egg cartons and turning those a few times a day in incubator is easy too. Most of us check on the incubator temp and humidity several times a day so might as well manually turn unless your gone for a weekend or going on vacation.
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2014

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