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Shipped Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mike32, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Mike32

    Mike32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2009
    Pecos, NM
    I ordered some hatching eggs and am expecting them any day now. Can I put them in the incubator right away or do I have to let them sit? Sit how? How should I prepare them? Thanks for the help.
  2. triplejfarms

    triplejfarms Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 7, 2011
    let them sit for 24 hours to get to room temp if its cold there... [​IMG] so they dont go into shock so to say with drastic temp changes....
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Hello Mike-

    You should unpackage, and then sit them in an egg carton with the pointy end down, in a nice even temperatured room, preferably the same room you will be incubating in. They should sit for 24 hours. This will help if there was any shaking around, which can cause a detatched air sac.

    Good luck with your hatching!

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