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Incubating Eggs - Is there an Ideal Temperature for Hens?

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Can't remember where I saw an article on heat of eggs whilst incubating making a difference between getting roos or not and wondered if anyone knows anything about artificially incubating eggs and the difference temperature makes please?

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99.8 is ideal temp.

in chicken eggs temp cannot be changed to alter the sex of the chick.

in reptiles you can change it by lowering or raising temp.
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Thank you Feedman77; now I remember you were right reptiles, not birds!  Yes we work in Centigrade which converts 99.8 Fahrenheit to 36.66 Centigrade which is what I have used to 100% success rate; thank you for confirming!

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