what tempature do you incubate an egg at?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by duniganb357, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. duniganb357

    duniganb357 Out Of The Brooder

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    i was thinking about incubating my chickens eggs when they start laying them. but what tempature do you incubate them at and should i just let the momma sit on the egg? i didnt want to do that cuz my chickens are very aggresive. but it might be the best solution. what would you do in my situation?
     
  2. XxB0rd3rsxX10

    XxB0rd3rsxX10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would incubate them because most hens dont go broody till they have laid eggs for a long time so it might be a while till she will sit on them. The tempeture should be around 99.5-102F. my crested polish just started to lay eggs and im incubating them right now and one is starting the hatch!!!![​IMG]
     
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    99.5 or as close as possible.
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

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    Quote:Google is your friend:

    How to Hatch Chicken Eggs
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-hatch.html

    Hatching and Brooding Small Numbers of Chicks
    http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/livestocksystems/di0631.html

    Incubation and Embryology Questions and Answers
    http://urbanext.illinois.edu/eggs/res32-qa.html

    Incubating
    http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/poulsci/tech_manuals/cage_free/incubating_eggs.pdf

    How To Incubate Chicken Eggs
    http://www.howtoincubate.com/

    Incubating Your Eggs
    http://www.shilala.com/incubating.html

    How To Incubate and Hatch Chicken Eggs At Home
     
  5. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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  6. duniganb357

    duniganb357 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your help! your all very kind! i'll post pics when my chicks hatch!!!

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  7. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A.T. Hagan :

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  8. cmom

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