Chicks Hatching Soon

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horseliver928, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. horseliver928

    horseliver928 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have my first batch of chicks hatching in 2 days from my incubator. Will the eggs hatch around the same time or will they hatch throughout the day? The eggs were laid less than 2 hours apart.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    When they were laid makes little difference if they were all set at the same time. On average a hatch is usually finished w/in 48 hours of first to last, (of course how many there are is going to have an impact too.) You also have to account for any hot/cold spots in the bator that could cause delay or speed up growth of individual eggs.

    Some hatches chicks pop like pop corn, other hatches are more dragged out. There is no answer.

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  3. horseliver928

    horseliver928 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay thank you!
     

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