Time before incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jtbuck, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. jtbuck

    jtbuck Out Of The Brooder

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    A quick question. How long after picking up eggs(to get enough) before putting in incubator?
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd only store them for a max of 10 days. 7 days being preferable.
     
  3. jtbuck

    jtbuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks,
    They have been in the house for about a week,but don't have enough to put in incubator. Only have 4 hens laying, and would like to set about 24.

    How bout the dirty eggs, can they be used?
     
  4. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dirty eggs are fine as long as they aren't overly soiled. I don't recommend you wash them.
     

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