1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Setting eggs for daytime hatches?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kev, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Kev

    Kev Crowing

    Jan 13, 2008
    Sun City, California
    I was asked this and never thought about it:

    Is it possible to set eggs with the goal of most of them hatching during day time vs night time?

  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

    Aug 2, 2009
    Ocala Fl
    I'n no expert in this but I have set all my eggs at night, 9pm to 12 am

    and I have them hatch during the night till 12 pm then

    I take them out of the incubator around 3 pm after they dry, I've had some late hatches but I think is due to the fact that some eggs sit around longer until i'm ready to set them all [​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by