Day 18

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by planewhisperer, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. planewhisperer

    planewhisperer Out Of The Brooder

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    Tomorrow will be day 18 on my eggs from my own chickens. Anyone have any advise?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not sure what you are asking. Eggs from your own chickens aren't incubated any differently than shipped eggs - however you can expect a higher hatch rate.

    On day 18, I lower the temperature by a degree, increase the humidity from 45% to 65%, and stop the automatic turner. After that, I simply leave them alone to do their thing.

    Good luck!
     

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