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how long can eggs be out of the bator for??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pefferlawchicken, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey byc


    well when i candel my eggs they are out of the bator for about five minutes every abut 4 days is this going to harm them ??
     
  2. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    naw; it shouldnt.
    just see it as the momma hen getting off the eggs to eat, drink..etc.
     
  3. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    od becuase thats what i thought
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    You candle them every 4 days? Being out of the bator for up to 15 minutes won't hurt them, but the movement from candling too much will. Most only candle 2 or 3 times--around days 7, 14, and 18 [​IMG]
     
  5. Maryallison

    Maryallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep...it's just like when mama leaves for a few minutes [​IMG]
     

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