Time line for eggs need to be in an incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by turkeyman188, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. turkeyman188

    turkeyman188 Just Hatched

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    Hi,
    My royal palm turkey hen layed an egg yesterday. What is the time line I have to get the egg in an incubator before the egg dies?
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It won't "die" it'll just have a lower chance of developing/hatching once it begins incubation. I think the rule is about a week before the fertility in eggs starts going down, I assume you have a tom to fertilize the eggs right? :)
     
  3. turkeyman188

    turkeyman188 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for replying. Yes, I have a Narragansett gobbler. A friend of mine is allowing me to barrow his incubator this eveining.
     
  4. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I collect my chicken eggs for 10 to 12 days.
     

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