Got eggs, now what?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by key west chick, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    So out of 12 I ordered, 6 came in ok. 6 were totally squished. The box wasn't dented so I guess they broke bouncing around inside. My bators set. How long do I need to let them rest before putting them in? I had to rinse them all off cause they had goo all over them from the broken ones. I've e-mailed the lady I got them from and told her half were broken but don't really expect her to replace them. They were cheap anyway but now I'll be lucky if I get a few chickies.
  2. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Let them rest at least 8 hours since they were shipped. Make sure the Temo & humidity are good in the bator. I usually set my in the evening, and you count Day 1 24 hours from when you set them.
  3. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    I let my shipped eggs rest 24 hours.

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