shipped egg question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Berynn, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

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    When eggs are shipped they are suppose to settle for 8 hours. During that settle am I suppose to tilt them 3 times a day as well?
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    You dont need to turn. I let mine sit for 8 hours on my bookshelf. Then into the bator
     
  3. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

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    thanks that is what I did with my last hatch, got a poor hatch, this one I tilted a little
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I put mine on one sheet of bubble wrap and kept each egg next to eachother. My room temp is about 75-80F. After 8 hours I put them in the bator. Got a 95% hatch.
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I always unwrap mine and set them big end up in an egg carton from anywhere 8 to 24 hours before setting them in the bator...

    Everyone does things different it seems....
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I just unpack them, sit them in an egg carton on a table in the main room for about 8 hours or till I'm satisfied they've come up to room temp. Dont even touch them till I put them in the bator.
     

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