Dumb question alert - about pullet eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bargain, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Okay, I have a really dumb question,.... How long must I wait to hatch eggs after the chicken first lays....I have gorgeous black copper maran eggs and I'm itching to put some in the incubator and see these little first borns!
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    As long as the rooster is doing his job, I would pop some of them in the bator. It certainly wouldn't hurt to try it out! [​IMG]
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

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    i grabbed some this time around right from under the biddies and tossed them in the bator. they're veining up and i can see embryos in one.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I have no problems hatching out pullet eggs.
     
  5. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great news I was wondering the same thing, going to put eggs in bator this weekend, but have 2 EE's that have just starting laying this week...... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Griffox

    Griffox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    might as well give it a go. It could be a good learning experience either way...then you can report back to us...and put us on your waiting list as well. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Some say go for it right away and some say what a month or so. MP just answered a post about this with reasons to wait, Ill see if I can find it !!
     
  8. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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  9. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea I think I will wait till next hatch for the EE's
    What would we do with out MP????? [​IMG]
     
  10. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    These pullets:
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    hatched out of these eggs, which were the very first pullet eggs from a marans pullet. Two were pulled back out of the refrigerator after several days too, after I reconsidered having a BCM deluxe egg omelette for breakfast.
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