how long to wait before incubating shipped eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by krstms, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. krstms

    krstms MO Hick Chick

    Sep 23, 2009
    I just recieved my second batch of eggs. Out of the 1st I didnt get a single baby so I really want these to hatch. She told me some of these eggs were around 7 days old when shipped so I knew there was a risk. Then they got stuck in the mail for the weekend and I just recieved them today. My question is... since they are older eggs should I get them in the bator right away? What is the shortest amount of rest time I should give them?
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    Let them rest and pop them in right before you go to bed tonight.

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