almanac egg setting days

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  1. crazyhen

    crazyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are the best egg setting days acc to
    Old farmers almanac for setting hens eggs in the months of Jan, Feb, March, and April of this Yr.? Thanks Gloria Jean
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Does these dates really make a difference? I've heard of this and I'm curious.

    Here are all the 2013 dates:


    2013 Best Days to Set Eggs

    • January: 3, 4, 21, 22, 30, 31
    • February: 1, 18, 27, 28
    • March: 26, 27
    • April: 4, 22–24
    • May: 2, 3, 19–21, 29, 30
    • June: 17, 25–27
    • July: 23, 24
    • August: 19, 20, 2, 28
    • September: 15, 16, 24, 25
    • October: 13, 14, 21, 22
    • November: 17, 18
    • December: 14, 15, 24, 25
     
  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure but I thought I would try it this year. It never hurts to give some thing a try. Gloria Jean
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Let us know the results. I'm curious [​IMG] There are so many chicken related myths and beliefs out there, it's interesting to find out how much is truth and how much is wishful thinking. I still want to try this "fat egg = hen, pointy egg = rooster" one. If that one's true my hens are laying mostly "hen" eggs!
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

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    I should check last years hatch dates with when I set!
     

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