First time! Eggs arrived need advice!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by narnia077, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. narnia077

    narnia077 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    My eggs arrived via USPS all made it. I've looked at the eggs under a light and most have lots of dots, I don't see anything in them but don't have a good candler. I read that if eggs have highly defined pores they won't hatch. I haven't put them into incubator yet as I read you have to let the settle first. The seller sent eight and my incubator only holds seven how should I decide which one get trashed or should I put in all eight and turn by hand for the first seven days? Help :D
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I have hatched any number of apparently 'porous' eggs with no problems whatsoever. I would put all eight in and hand turn until you candle. Chances are that not all will be viable.
     
  3. narnia077

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    Thank you so much :)
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck!
     

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