Now I am confused-- what day should they hatch???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Apriljc, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. Apriljc

    Apriljc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After reading other posts, I am now confused about when to expect babies....

    Will they hatch during the 21 st day or After they complete 21 days of incubating? I put mine in during the evening on the 3rd.
     
  2. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    It really just depends on the breeds/bird, incubating temps and humidity. The usual day to hatch is day 21, some can hatch a day or two early, usually due to a spike in temps, and other times they hatch on day 22/23.
     
  3. tigercreek

    tigercreek Chillin' With My Peeps

    Evening of the 24th. Day 1 would have been the 4th, 24 hours, or 1 day after setting. ....stan
     
  4. Apriljc

    Apriljc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I stay home during the time that's expected? My parents want me to come over for Easter lunch mid day Sunday....
     
  5. tigercreek

    tigercreek Chillin' With My Peeps

    Most certianly, get away if you can. It's nerve racking!! ........stan
     
  6. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    It can depend..I kind of agree with Stan though...the hatching process can be very slow, and also you might be tempted to help them out, so go hang out with family so your not tempted! [​IMG]
     

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