how long untill hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Flock Runner, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Flock Runner

    Flock Runner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have decided to try for a hatch. the only real reason i am is beacuse i happened to see my hen lay the egg so i already knew it was warm enough. i have a simple incubator set up but i just wanted to know about how long itt takes for an egg to hatch.
     
  2. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    21 days for chicken eggs. But depending on how your temps stay could be plus or minus a day or two. If you temps are a bit low could be a late hatch. Bit too high could be a earlier hatch.
     
  3. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For chicken eggs it takes 21 days. Make sure you are turning them on day 1-19, then stop turning and leave them alone completely until they hatch. Keep in mind that there is a lot more to incubating eggs than jut putting them in the incubator. You need to maintain a certain temperature (99.5) and humidity level (30-50 for chicken eggs). You might want to look everything up to make sure you know what you are doing. Good luck :D
     
  4. Flock Runner

    Flock Runner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ya. i think i have the temperature alright and i placed a dish of water in the incubator for humidty. it is a chicken egg by the way. i has mah fingers crossed!!
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  5. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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