What day to start counting from....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nikevijo, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. nikevijo

    nikevijo HorseAholic

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    Does the first day you put the eggs in the bator count as day one or do you wait till the next day?
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    24 hours after you put them in.... or from the time the INTERNAL temperature of the egg reaches 99.5
     
  3. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    im completely confused! so on the day you put them in count as day 1 or till the next day when 24 hrs had passed or does that ends day one?
     
  4. Ruditchka

    Ruditchka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The day after you put eggs in is day 1!
     
  5. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:From the time you put them in the incubator, start counting 24 hours. When that 24 hours is up, then its day one. This is because it takes about 24 hours for the internal temperature of the egg to reach 99.5 degrees, prior to that it is not actively incubating.
     

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