Incubation....Question about day 1.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by StephensonC, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. StephensonC

    StephensonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is day 1 considered the day you put the eggs in the incubator, or is it when the eggs have been in there for 24 hours?
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello there!
    Day one is 24 hours after the eggs are placed in the bator.
     
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  3. StephensonC

    StephensonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much!! I put them in on Sunday morning, so today would be day 2 and starting on 3. Correct?
     
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  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Depends on who you ask...lol But yes, it is my theory as well that day one STARTS at 24 hours. If you set them Sunday morning, Monday morning would be day one, Tuesday morning would be day 2, Wednesday morning would be day 3 and so on, with hatch day being Dec 14 (give or take a day.) There are people that will argue this, however the egg hasn't had a day of incubation until it's been incubated 24 hours.
     
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    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    You wouldn't start day three until Wednesday at the time they were set. :) They are day two from 48 hours to 72 hours.
     
  6. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X3.... Day three wouldn't be until Wednesday at the time they were originally set...
     
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