Day 18

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

  1. planewhisperer

    planewhisperer Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 23, 2013
    Tomorrow will be day 18 on my eggs from my own chickens. Anyone have any advise?
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    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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