Final Day Of Egg Rotation For Different Species Of Birds Eggs

Eggs need to be rotated for successful hatching.

Eggs can be rotated by hand or rotated using an electric powered automatic egg turner.

The automatic egg turner sits inside the incubator and automatically rotates the eggs during incubation.

Egg turning should stop before hatching occurs.

Here is a guide to the final day of egg rotation for different species of birds eggs.

Bobwhite Quail = 21 days

Canada Goose = 32 days

Chicken = 19 days

Chukar Partridge = 21 days

Cotumix (Japanese) Quail = 15 days

Duck = 25 days

Egyptian Goose = 32 days

Emu = 40-47 days

Goose = 25 days

Grouse = 22 days

Guinea Fowl = 25 days

Indian Runner Duck = 25 days

Mallard = 23-24 days

Muscovy Duck = 31 days

Ostrich = 38-40 days

Partridge = 21 days

Peafowl = 25 days

Pheasant = 21 days

Pigeon = 15 days

Rheas = 30-33 days

Turkey = 25 days

Please note that this is only a guide and this information may differ according to the incubator manufacturer’s guide.

Always consult the manufacturer’s guide when using an incubator and automatic egg turner.

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