When to start turning?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sunnychooks, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm starting my first hatch tomorrow and read in the incubator instructions not to turn the eggs for the first day. I don't think I've read anything here about that. Is this good advice or should I start turning right away?
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    I turn the turner on as soon as I latch the door on the bator, when I put the eggs in.
     
  3. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I did not turn mine the first 10 hours, but it is a good idea not to turn the first day.[​IMG]
     
  4. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Quote:Me too, and I have had 100% hatch rate so I don't think it's too big of a deal either way! Good luck!
     

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