Acclimate eggs for how long?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by berkeleysprings, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    just got eggs in mail 5 seconds ago and i wondered how long i should wait to place them in lg incubator . i live in virgina and temp in apartment is around 72 and outside is around 53
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I usually let mine settle for 12-24 hours...depending on how impatient I am!
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Let them rest for around 12 hours and come to room temp. Some people let their shipped eggs come to room temp, and then put them in the incubator, but dont turn them the first day or 2.
     
  4. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks alot you all i have 32 dollars in the 7 eggs (wheaton marans) and 130 in the lg forced air with turner .. ive had chickes 2 and a half years but never hatched them before so any and all advice is great
     
  5. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    read read read.... TONS of info here on the BYC [​IMG]
     

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