going to try to hatching for the 1st time

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by crzychicken, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I had my bator the other day so now I need eggs how many days should I collect them ? or if I buy some how long are they good to hatch ??
     
  2. RHewitt

    RHewitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Collect the number you want in 5 to 7 days then start incubation. Most people will say not to hold them much longer than 7 days. Store them in a cool place in your home( not the fridge) with the small end down. Good Luck!
     
  3. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you have a rooster. then collect them and put save them in a warm dry area for about 5 days then you can put them in the bator( I do this cause I only have bout 5 hens that are laying).. If you have a lot of hens and roosters then you could put them in the bator the day they are laid..
     
  4. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you cjen222 and RHewitt I have some from yesterday and today
     

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