Shipped eggs and acclimating time?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JewellFarm, May 12, 2009.

  1. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lebanon, Virginia
    A fellow BYCer shipped me eggs today, thanks [email protected] What I need to know, Is 12 hours enough acclimating time before I put the eggs in the incubator or under a hen?
     
  2. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lebanon, Virginia
    I should add that two of the shipped eggs are peahen eggs. So is 12 hours enough or should I wait 24?
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    some people say 12 is enough but some people say 24 is whats needed , I say if you really want them to have the best chance try to wait at least 12 hours and maybe 24
     
  4. R@ndy

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know if you have them in the bator Wednesday we should be hatching only 3 days apart [​IMG]

    I have my fingers crossed that you have a great hatch,"" GOOD LUCK-I CANT WAIT"" to see how yours turn out""
     
  5. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lebanon, Virginia
    I think I will wait till in the morning to put them in to give them a better chance. Keep me updated on yours [email protected]!
     

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