21 days

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DALBERT, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. DALBERT

    DALBERT Out Of The Brooder

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    So is day one the day you set the eggs or is 24 hours later day one? I am confused
     
  2. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    From what I understand, the day AFTER you put them in is day one.
     
  3. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have to start at 0.
    So it's 24 hours before you get to count the 1.
    Sort of like your first birthday
    You aren't 1 til you are 12 months old.

    Hence, eggs set on April 1st would be hatching 21 full days later on April 22nd.

    it's not about how many calendar days you touch, it's about how many hours it takes.
     

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