putting eggs in bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KalikoFarms, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. KalikoFarms

    KalikoFarms Songster

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    How long should you sit shipped eggs out before putting them in the bator?
     

  2. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Songster

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    I think i read somewhere 12-24 hours
     
  3. extraordinaryfowl

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    Mine are always sitting out in egg cartons right by the incubator so I just put them right in.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I put them in my incubator as soon as I get them but don't turn on my turner until the next day to give the eggs time to settle while coming up to temperature. I have had many successful hatches.
     
  5. nurse_turtle

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    I received 75 quail eggs today via USPS and placed them directly from box to bator.
     

  6. i put my first shipping straight from box to bator, 2nd shipping waited 8 hours, 3rd waited a day, and my last i just got waiting till 11pm tonight, so far all eggs are forming the same so idk if it matters or not. but it is good to let them sit a little while
     

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