EGGS ARRIVED!! Do they need to rest before going int he bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crest Acres Girl, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. Crest Acres Girl

    Crest Acres Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my eggs delivered today!! they were shipped to me [​IMG] Do I need to let them sit in the room for a bit first or they go straight in the bator!?
     
  2. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Yup, let them sit 8-12 hrs (I usually let them sit overnight if possible) This will help them get acclimated to the temp in your house and let the everything inside the egg rest and settle back into place.

    I'll be setting some more in the AM!
     
  3. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    Let them sit for a couple of hours, to come to room temperature, before putting them in...
     
  4. Crest Acres Girl

    Crest Acres Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How should I let them rest? on their sides?
     
  5. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You better slow down, girl!!! How many does that make now?? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    Quote:I put mine in egg cartons, big end up.
     
  7. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
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    Quote:You better slow down, girl!!! How many does that make now?? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I have 14 BO's in there right now, and I have 4 more (2 BR and 2 Polish) going in the AM. I'm actually supposed to have a full 'bator by tomorrow night....we'll see!

    Sorry to hijack [​IMG]
     
  8. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Congrats on your eggs! I share your excitement...mine are on their way. Should be here tomorrow or the next day [​IMG] BBS orps from Miss Prissy [​IMG] I'm excited! I want them today! Thank goodness I have the next three day off work! I'm having the PO call me so they get as little car rides as possible! I will pick them up at the PO.
     
  9. Crest Acres Girl

    Crest Acres Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am like a wet pig right now, running around to make sure everything is alright. All eggs unbroken [​IMG] 6 is from the October swap and 7 is silkie eggs off ebay [​IMG] I am going to be a mommy soon!!!
     

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