dohh !!! ive put em straight in the incubater

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by andy, May 18, 2007.

  1. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi..should i have left my eggs for 24hrs before the incubater ?
     
  2. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, if they're shipped eggs.

    Lori
     
  3. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry i didnt explain very well i bought my eggs off ebay ,and when they arrived i opened the poly carton and put them straight in my incubater..should i have left them for 24hrs first before putting them in my incubater...?
     
  4. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will they not be any good now ?ive got a candler to check..
     
  5. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shipped eggs can get a little scrambled and need at least 24 hours to allow them to settle before putting them in the bator. How long have they been in there? If it's not been more than 10 or 15 minutes, you might be able to just get them out and let them sit for awhile before putting them back in. If not, you might just have to watch and see what happens.
     
  6. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no its been 6 hrs now
     
  7. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have put mine right in and never had a probelm. I always fell very anxious to get them in because I have a fear that they may have gotten to hot in travel and started developing.....but hey, Im an anxious person. Im sure they will be okay.

    But now you know.....
     
  8. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If there in there now, I would leave them. They'll be fine. You don't absolutely HAVE to let them sit, it's a good recommendation. Just note that if the air cells look irregular after some time of incubation, that's the cause [​IMG] They'll still be alright.
     
  9. gavbarker

    gavbarker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got some sent today and had some of my own but i didnt let them sit as im going on hol tomorow so didnt have time to do them in the morning i dont think it will make too much diffrence im sure there moved aroung a lot of the time when a hen is sitting on them.
     

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