Question on incubating eggs after ordering through the mail

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by joyous, May 21, 2010.

  1. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you get fertile eggs in the mail, how long do you let them "settle" before putting them in the incubator?
     
  2. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    Some ppl hold them for 24 hours. I have never done that before. You could search the topic.
     
  3. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always leave them to settle for 24 hours, pointy end down, to let the embryo settle.
    I leave them in an egg box by the side of the incubator to achieve room temperature,then pop them onto the incubator to heat up with it.
    This usually works well,
    Sandie
     

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