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 Songster

    Jan 15, 2009
    Sullivan, Indiana
    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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