what time of day do you put eggs in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lesliet, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What time of the day does everyone but their eggs in? Do I just start early in the morning on the first day or do I count the days from the time i put them in? Say i put them in at 5pm, would day two start at 5pm tomorrow?
     
  2. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, that's how it works. I put mine in at 6am, so the next day starts at 6am. Does that make sense? [​IMG]
     
  3. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well i turned on the incubator about 30 mins ago, so i think i will just put them in at 6am when i get up.
     
  4. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I think it's easier that way. If you'd put them in now, you wouldn't want to count today as day one, since it's not a full day. Usually if it's before two o'clock, you count that day. If it's after, count the next. [​IMG]
     
  5. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    when the bator is warmed up,
    the humidity where I want it,
    and the eggs are here.

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    Susan
     
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  6. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to be patient and put them on a good schedule for me to turn them, but the eggs are siting there and this is my first hatching.............it is going to be a long night till that alarm goes off [​IMG]
     

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