how long can the eggs be cold for

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shortcut, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. shortcut

    shortcut New Egg

    Nov 9, 2009
    my bantam stoped clocking 4 day before the eggs were ment to hatch so i put them in the incubator do you thing they will still hatch
  2. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic


    20 minutes is about how long a mother hen will be off her eggs for a day. However, I have had very successful hatches with a few hours off, but they were early on in the cycle, being later on may affect it more. Good luck!!

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