Shipped eggs & incubation period

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by keckels, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. keckels

    keckels Chirping

    May 30, 2011
    I am waiting for some shipped eggs to hatch. I let the eggs rest 24 hours before setting & set one of own eggs with them. Yesterday one of the shipped eggs pipped & is not out; this morning my own egg pipped & at lunch was already out. No other shipped eggs have pipped. I set the shipped eggs at 1130 pm & my egg the next afternoon. I am already down to about 40% of the shipped eggs I set; could possibly they have taken longer to START developing? I know shipped eggs are always a risk, but I'm just hoping for the best . Day 21 was yesterday.
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Never worry till after Day 24.


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