What to do when shipped eggs first arrive?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by goochgirl, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. goochgirl

    goochgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first time to receive shipped eggs. I know I will need to open them right away, remove any cracked eggs, and set them in an egg container fat side up/pointy side down, put them in a 50degree environment, and let them sit for.... 24 hours or 3 days?? Anything else I need to do?? TIA
     
  2. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2011
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    I let mine rest in a normal room temprature for 8-12 hours. I then put them in the incubator and don't turn them for the first 3 days. This gives the aircells time to heal if they are detached.
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I place them in egg cartons, pointly end down until the next morning. Then stick em' in the bator.
     

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