got eggs now a couple questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chick_newbie, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. chick_newbie

    chick_newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I did hatch once before and messed up at the end, but that will not be repeated again. I am getting eggs from 2 different places and will probably arrive a day or two apart. Can I wait until the second set arrives before putting them in the incubator or is it best to just put them in right away? Anybody know the best way to do this?
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2009
  2. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    It all depends on the age of the eggs you receive. They need to rest a day before you put them in the bator. The eggs should not be over 7 days old including rest period for best results.
     
  3. chick_newbie

    chick_newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The eggs arrived on the same day so that helps, but any other suggestions? I am so excited to get going but won't be probably until Friday to set them. The kids will be jumping for joy when they get home today!!!
     

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