Timing was bad

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Paul Jones, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Paul Jones

    Paul Jones Out Of The Brooder

    Bought a new incubator from Incubator Warehouse. They say they ship FedEx so I assumed I would get it in 3 days or so. Might as well Order some eggs, right?

    So I ordered some eggs thinking that the incubator would be here several days before the eggs and I could get the incubator cleaned up, calibrated and running.

    Woudn't ya know it? Eggs arrived first. Incubator is taking 10 days! Never heard of FedEx being slower than UPS.

    So, I think by the time the incubator gets here, eggs will be pushing 10 days - will still try to hatch 'em.

    Hope they will be okay ....

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  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Were your eggs shipped to you? If yes, does the 10 day period reflect the shipping time?

    Egg viability will be lower after 7 days. I would suggest trying to find someone near you who would be able to hatch eggs for you. Best of luck!
     
  3. redrocketrooster

    redrocketrooster Allons-y

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    FEDEX has always taken longer to get to us. UPS is my best bud when it comes with shipments. Best of luck!
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    Usps had my eggs to me wash st. from ohio in 3 days, the weather has been so hot I am not holding my breath.
     

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