how long does it take to hatch chicken eggs?

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

  1. beverlyl

    beverlyl In the Brooder

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    Aug 28, 2009
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    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. Chicken eggs take approximately 21 days. This can vary due to environmental conditions such as temperature and embryo development.
     
  3. erijn5

    erijn5 Songster

    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]
     

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