Question for evryone who ordr thr eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TherryChicken, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok, I am reieving my eggs hopefuly tomarrow. However I am buying more from someone else of a different breed and I was wondering. Is it safe to leave them out for about 2-3 days as it may take that many days to get the other eggs and they will be put in the incubator at the same time. So depending on wether it takes me 2- 3 days to get them, they may sit out for about 3-4 days. They were shipped the same day ordering.
     
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    You can always leave the first ones sitting for a few days and then start to incubate, you will be doing a staggered hatch, hopefully within three days. Just don't bump up your humidity until you first pip appears and they will hatch with in a few days of each other. Make sure the eggs you are getting first, are no older then 4 days. You have a little bit of a leeway up to about 10 days, eggs 4 days at shipment, 2 days to ship =6 days, you have at the most 4 days to rest them.
     
  3. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok perfect amount of time thank you!
     

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