Whats better...

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

  1. kristin07035

    kristin07035 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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