been collecting eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tc62, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. tc62

    tc62 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been collecting eggs since 3/12 and starting to build my bator (slowly getting parts,, just moved in still living out of BOXES. . anyway when do I need to have them in the bator by ?
     
  2. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boondocks, Colorado
    You can keep them up to two weeks if you HAVE to , but one or less is better. Turn them everyday and keep them between 50-55 deg if you can.
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Some people say up tp 7 days, some say up tp 10 and a few say up to 14 can stll work. I personally wouldshoot for no more then 7 or 8 days just to mak shure. I have 14 eggs that I set on day 8 and 12 have defenate chicks while the other 2 have veining but I havent seen a chicks yet.

    Good luck
     

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