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chicken incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Johndale, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. Johndale

    Johndale Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    i am getting some eggs to incubate and was wondering how long can you let eggs sit until you can not hatch them?

  2. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Songster

    May 30, 2008
    pulaski wisconsin
    you can wait as long as you want but the longer you wait the less chance of fertility there is. i would say wait no longer then 5-6 days but thats just me
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    about 10-14 days, ive done it for 14 and all my eggs look good, on day 18 now !!!
  4. kellim

    kellim Songster

    Jun 19, 2008
    SC, GA Border
    I am with the 14 days. I wouldn't wait any longer if I could help it. After 14 days the chance of hatching percentage drops considerably.

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