What size eggs are best to incubate?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Aiden Kendall, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Aiden Kendall

    Aiden Kendall In the Brooder

    Oct 3, 2009
    Wrightsville, GA
    I know there's probably an easy answer to this question but I can't find it [​IMG].

    My pullets(Australorps and wyandottes) have been laying for about a month or so and the eggs are slowly becoming a consistent medium-large size. Are these ok to incubate? And what size egg would be to small to try in an incubator? This will be my 1st attempt at hatching and I want to be sure I have the best chance at success.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. Chipper

    Chipper Songster

    Jan 12, 2009
    Washington County, NY
    I would just incubate normal looking eggs that are typical in size for the breeds you have.If they have been laying a consistant sized egg I would use them.As for how small is to small,I would not use any that are smaller than normal.Hope this helps and good luck. [​IMG]
  3. abooth

    abooth Songster

    Hi there, I think you can incubate any size egg. It just has to be fertile. I think people don't have as good luck with young pullets eggs as they do from more mature hens eggs.

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