How long do i leave chicks in incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Soonerguy33, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. Soonerguy33

    Soonerguy33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long do i leave chicks in incubator? Please!! I should have chicks in morning.
     
  2. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    3 days max. i usually take mine out after 1 day to try on food and water. If not interested, it goes back in bator. No longer than 3 days. The yolk they obsorb is said to last that long.
     
  3. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    I keep mine in till all seem to be hatched and dry, but no longer than 3 day, posted above me, the most important thing is that they are dry
     

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