How long should eggs sit?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickorama, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard that after they have been shipped, you should let fertilized eggs sit at room temp before incubating. Is this true?? If it is, for how long should you let them sit?
     
  2. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    24 hours
     
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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    I usually just let mine set for around 24 hours. Its worked fine for me.
     
  4. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
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    OMG chickorama, I am getting some eggs shipped too! What a coincidence!
     
  6. Over Easy in Adna

    Over Easy in Adna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well.......

    On a RV forum it would be a coincidence, but here? Just another chicken obsessed person. [​IMG]
     

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