Hatching my pullets eggs at what age will I get good HR

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Spitman, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Spitman

    Spitman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some pullets that have been laying for the last month, they are about 6 months. The eggs are still small but they lay daily I want to hatch some eggs from these pullets is it ok to hatch the small eggs or should I wait till they get bigger?
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I like mine to be laying for at least 60 days before I do a test hatch. It seems to depend on the breed how long it takes for them to become viable for hatching. My cochin eggs weren't viable til she had been laying for 5 months.
     
  3. Spitman

    Spitman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks I'll wait!
     
  4. Komaki

    Komaki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 months here too.
     
  5. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 eggs in my incubator from a pullet that started 1 month ago. All are fertile and developing well on Day 9/10. Not sure if they will pull through all the way but they are looking good, small as they may be.
     

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