How long to let eggs rest before putting in the bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wistlindixie, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. wistlindixie

    wistlindixie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a second batch of eggs in the mail today. The first batch I rushed to the incubator only allowing them to rest for about 2 hours. How long should I wait this time?
     
  2. ilovebuffs

    ilovebuffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should put the eggs in the room that the incubator is going to be in and let them rest for 24hrs. Good luck!
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    6 to 24 hrs. Allowing them to come to room temp before putting them in the bator. I set mine in egg cartons this also helps the air sac to settle at the big end of the egg. [​IMG]
     
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  4. wistlindixie

    wistlindixie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds good! I will let them stay in the carton until tomorrow. I have them all in the carton with the big ends up. 18 blue, black and splash orpingtons with a few of my mutt eggs out of the yard...... :) Hoping for a good hatch![​IMG]
     

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