Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BirdBoy88, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Hey y'all my new bator i just got today i'm going to hook up tomorrow so i can get everything set

    now when i get the eggs do i let them set over night an don't put them in the bator till the next morning? or put the eggs in right away soon i bring them home? [​IMG]
  2. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    Let them sit, small side down, for 24 hours. Prop the carton up to about a 35-40 degree angle and change sides 3 times a day until you're ready to set them!
    This is what I was told!!
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    You need to let them acclimate to at least room temp while resting with the aircell end up. I let mine sit for between 6-12 hours, but you can do it overnight, too. You don't have to tilt them unless you're keeping them a few days before putting them in the bator-you're getting eggs through the mail?

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