Is it possible?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PineBurrowPeeps, May 11, 2009.

  1. In the summer when the temps are high-ish, would it be possible to "incubate" eggs without having a hen sit on them and simply leaving them out in the coop?

    I mean obviously the humidty would be off and the temp not quite right, but I just saw Speckledhens post on her 1 day of development eggs and I wondered "Could they develop at a warm temp without a hen?"
     
  2. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They would probably start to develop but during the nights the temp would drop and the eggs wouldnt get turned like they were supposed to. I highly doubt that you could do it. Even if you could it would take more work turning it and stuff like that than just putting it in the bator
     

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