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HELP: Basically.. How do i hatch an egg??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChirpChickens, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. ChirpChickens

    ChirpChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to hatch about a dozen chicken eggs and i need your help!
    i am going to make my own incubator, based on others i have seen on BYC but i've never done it before. Is it true that u only incubate them for 18 days then move them to some other thing? and what is the writing for that's on the eggs? please, any info would help!
     
  2. philyaw539

    philyaw539 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! You stop turning them at 18 days! And the x's and o's on the eggs are for turning so you can keep track of when you've turned them.
     
  3. ChirpChickens

    ChirpChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! i also know that the pointy side goes down! (if you don't have it on its side)
     
  4. philyaw539

    philyaw539 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your welcome and yes that is also true! I hatch ALL THE TIME so if you have any questions feel free to ask me anytime!
     

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