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Important Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mikeeeeeeeeee, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Songster

    Jul 20, 2007
    Well, to me it is.
    I have 5 of 12 hatched out now.
    The first one was out at 7 this morning.
    How long do I let them sit in the bator?
    What if the others dont hatch untill tommorow?

    My plan unless someone tells me otherwise here is to remove the 5 that hatched today and place them in the brooder in the morning before i go to work. DW will be here for the rest tomorrow.
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    They can stay in the incubator for 24-48 hours, but I personally prefer to take them out after they're dry and fluffy. I usually try to remove them when no one else is trying to hatch... if someone is pipping or zipping, I'll wait to remove the older chicks. [​IMG]

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