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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gvnam, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I incubate eggs that have been in 35-40 degree weather for about 3 hours or do I need to get the eggs immediately when my hens lay them? They lay their eggs at 4 am.
     
  2. Fly Fisher

    Fly Fisher Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no problem hatching eggs that were sitting out in those conditions. I do place them on the egg turner for a day or 2 to let them acclimate slowly to the warmer temperature prior to placing them in the incubator.
     
  3. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I should have them at room temperature for a few days? And my incubator is a coalstove :p sitting them in a basket beside it. Keeps it at 100 degrees exactly.
     
  4. Fly Fisher

    Fly Fisher Out Of The Brooder

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    I ususally let them sit a full day and then set them the following morning.
     

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