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Originally Posted by trailrider330 View Post

Thanks for the advice.  I ended up letting the eggs settle for 12-30 hours, depending on how bad the air cells were, and then set half (8) under my broody and half (8) in the incubator.  (Didn't want to literally "put all my eggs in one basket" in case something went wrong.)  The broody hatched 6, and 6 hatched in the incubator as well.  I was then able to graft the incubator chicks to the broody hen.  I am very happy with a 75% hatch rate on shipped eggs! 
Wow!! That is great!! Awesome plan and an excellent hatch rate!! thumbsup.gif