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has the bleepty bleep post office ruined my chances?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cgjsmith, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. cgjsmith

    cgjsmith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are setting in the post office right now shipped out last wedensday they got them saturday morning (knowing I was looking for them) and said they left a "notice" yesterday. did I get a notice no id did not!! Did they try and get ahold of me?? no they didn't I wouldn't know where they were unless i tracked it!! Anyway are they still ok to incubate? there is turkey and duck eggs in there. C
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    As long as no one played football with the box and they aren't cracked I would get them in the incubator after letting them sit air sac end up (the big end) for about 6 - 8 hours.

    You may have a slightly decreased hatch depending on how old the eggs where when shipped and how they where handled along the way. But I have had good hatches from eggs that spent 12 days in the postal system and bad hatches from ones that took two days.
     

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