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info on incubating eggs first time

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Fannin11, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. Fannin11

    Fannin11 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2016
    I was wanting to try to incubate a few eggs in the next few weeks or so and I am new to owning chickens. I get about 2 to 3 eggs a day. When I collect the eggs everyday do I need to put the in an incubator or just let them sit at room temp for a few days? What temp does it need to stay at? What humidity does it need to be at? Dose this need to change after so many days or stay same to hatching day? Do I need to keep a bowl of water or a sponge in there or what's the best way to keep the humidity in there? Thank you
  2. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    In addition to the link chicken4prez has given you, there is a lot of information in the Learning Center on hatching/incubating eggs that could be helpful.

    Good luck!
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