why does my turner say it holds 41 eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mamanaturale, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. mamanaturale

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    i have a hovabator incubator and turner and the box for the turner says it holds 41 eggs. but there is 4 rows with 7 holes each. now i may not be too good at math... but i am not that bad! so tell me how they think i can fit 41 eggs in 28 holes?
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    There should be 7 racks with 7 holes each...which actually equals 42, but they say not to put one nearest the turner motor b/c it gets so hot. You might be missing some racks.
     
  3. mamanaturale

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    well that stinks! hmmm, darn it all. and of course i never noticed before because i never had it full.... gosh should i try to complain to the feed store where i got it? fyi i got it 2 months ago. [​IMG]
     
  4. DANNY

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    I think it is 6 racks that hold 7 each which is 42. 7x7 = 49
     
  5. KellyHM

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    Quote:LOL, you're right...I'm not awake yet. (I work nights, so I just got up!)

    I would contact them and just see what they say.
     
  6. mamanaturale

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    oh i think i know what i did wrong... when i got it i accidentally got the goose one so it had the wire baskets on it too. i just took them off and didn't think twice about it.... i bet goose ones only come with 4 racks.... i wonder if i order more, if they would get here before the eggs i have coming?
     

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