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?? @ Length of Incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ContessaKris, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. ContessaKris

    ContessaKris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know its 21 days until they hatch supposedly. Is this 21 days from when they were laid or 21 days from when I pop them in the incubator? Just wondering if I needed to ask the farmer what days each was laid?

    Oh, another question... My eggs are coming in the mail. When I get them, do I need to unwrap them and wait for them to get acclimated to the room temp or just pop them right in the incubator?
     
  2. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:21 days in the bator, not from when they are laid, let the eggs set still for about 8-12 hours before putting them in.
     
  3. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] Rebel covered that one. [​IMG]
     
  4. ContessaKris

    ContessaKris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See? There's a reason I am on these forums. You all rock! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. tigercreek

    tigercreek Chillin' With My Peeps

    And remember your 1st day does not count until the eggs have been in the incubator for 24 hours. If you put them in on a Saturday, Sunday will be day 1. Put them in Saturday, they should hatch on a Saturday. ........stan
     

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