how long does it take to hatch chicken eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beverlyl, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. beverlyl

    beverlyl Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 28, 2009
    Morristown Arizona
    First time incubating and I don't have a clue how long it takes to hatch. I was given 18 easter eggs [​IMG] and stold 2 from my white leghorns moms and baredrock dad. So do eggs usually take about the same time or do some breeds take longer? [​IMG] thanks for any help
  2. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chicken eggs take approximately 21 days. This can vary due to environmental conditions such as temperature and embryo development.
  3. erijn5

    erijn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    South Central IL
    Quote:21 days! They could start pipping on day 20 but usually right on schedule 21 days and can last to day 23....from my experience! [​IMG]
  4. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 26, 2007
    Fair Oaks, California

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