How long should shipped eggs sit before being put in the bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by muddipuppy, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. muddipuppy

    muddipuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2009
    Mountain View, CA
    i keep hearing so many different answers. my eggs arrived at 4:30pm. when should they go in?
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    Optimum is 24 hours...

    Have a blessed and happy hatch!
  3. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    I put mine directly in, but that's just me.

    I've done that with a lot of eggs, and they've hatched fine. (A hawk killed a couple later in life, but still, they hatched the same! [​IMG] )
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I generally pick up the eggs first thing in the morning from the post office. After I"ve unwrapped them, I let them sit till evening and then I put them in.

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