Weight of eggs throughout incubation?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by molly1chickens, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. molly1chickens

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    Does any one know the weight fertile chicken eggs should be each day of incubation?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    There's no specific weight each egg is supposed to be at any given day during incubation. However, you want them to lose 13 to 15 percent of their weight over the course of incubation. You can weigh them each week to make sure they're on track.
     
  3. molly1chickens

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    Perfect thanks.
     

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