First time incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by robitybob, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. robitybob

    robitybob New Egg

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    Hi put down my first batch of eggs and 1 just began pipping this morning, Day 20. How long does it take for them to hatch?
     
  2. Quyen Le

    Quyen Le Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. It can take from 4-36 hours to hatch after pipping. How many eggs do you put in your incubator?
     
  3. robitybob

    robitybob New Egg

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    thanks, I put 15 in this first time a mixture of araucana and weindotts and I have some new eggs arriving tomorrow and was hoping to put them in as soon as the first lot have completed hatching. How many days beyond the 21 do I give this first clutch?

    Robitybob
     
  4. Nchicks

    Nchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    go to about 25 then it's over i think
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    The latest I've had an egg hatch was on day 25. If you still have unhatched eggs after day 22-23 candle them to see if there's any sign of life.
     

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