do you put the egg(s) in hatcher on the right day or wait for internal pip first?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GuineasGalore, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. GuineasGalore

    GuineasGalore Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2013
    Eastern NC, USA
    puzzling my mind....

    1 - should the egg internal pip before putting in the hatcher no matter the day ?


    2 - put in hatcher on right day even if not internal pip?

    reason for asking....some put eggs in bator no matter the pip status....others wait. Whats the advantage of either?

    my current setup is 2 LG still air (bator and hatcher) dry route.
    of the 4 placed, only 2 made it to the day of placing in hatcher.
    For certain one of the two is wigglin, the other didnt see wigglin but still full in egg.

    lockdown has maybe 30
  2. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    I put mine in on the day of lockdown regardless.

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