Eggs came early! WHAT DO I DO???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Heckel's Hens, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Songster

    Jan 23, 2011
    Southern VA
    Holy heavens...I am freaking out a bit. My eggs were supposed to come next Tuesday or Wednesday! The mail came right as I was leaving my house, or they would have ben left outside in the cold! Phew....

    So I turned on the incubator and put water in the dish. I have the really old style Brower one. What do I need to do next? When should I put them in???


  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    Most people recommend letting the eggs rest for 12-24 hours before setting them. That will give the incubator a chance to get stabilized, then when you get home from work you can set them tonight or even tomorrow morning. Congrats!

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