chicken incubation

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

  1. Johndale

    Johndale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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