Preparing for my first incubation. Help.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Butterflygirl50, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. Butterflygirl50

    Butterflygirl50 Chirping

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    Some eggs arrived today and another set will not be here until Tuesday.
    Do I just continue to let these eggs rest or start turning the eggs in the cartons?
    I have read that shipped eggs usually hatch about 50%. I want to make sure these eggs are taken care of the best way possible.
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Crowing

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    I would hold these till the other come in---I do not flip the eggs upside down---I make sure the small end is down, then I just set one end of the carton on another carton so its at a angle then 2 or 3 times a day I will just change ends of the cartons that have the eggs in them--works great for me.
     
  3. Butterflygirl50

    Butterflygirl50 Chirping

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    Thank you so much. I already have the cartons tilted. I really appreciate your help.
     
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  4. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    From what i have read, peeps tend to keep shipped eggs a day before setting them - something to keep in mind when you receive your second batch.
     
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  5. Butterflygirl50

    Butterflygirl50 Chirping

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    Thank you.
     
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