how long till they hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by trunkman, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    I just need to refresh my memory and forgot how long it takes for a hatch, I'd like to time it for relatives so they can see them hatch and probably raise a flock of their own, they will be here for about 3 or 4 days and I'm hoping I can time it just right for them to see them hatch. If I remember correctly it is 21 days, am I right?
     
  2. ChickenPrnces

    ChickenPrnces Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I assume we are talking chickens here!!!! Yes they take 21 days! I was always told the easiest way to time it right is 3 weeks! So if you set on Saturday then three Saturdays later is the day they should hatch!
     
  3. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    21 days. if the temp is a little hot it will be earlier or if its a little cold it will be later.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Great idea to get the relatives involved. It's why I always love doing New Years Day and Easter Hatches because their is always friends and family around.
     

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