When incubating, when does Day 1 start?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by deichel63, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. deichel63

    deichel63 Hatching

    Mar 27, 2008
    south-central Pa.
    Does Day 1 start the day you place the eggs in the incubator or 24 hours after you put the eggs in the incubator?

    Thanks in advance
  2. I always count by hours. 24 hours from the time you set them is a full day, end of day one and beginning of day 2. And so forth. 504 hours is a full 21 days. [​IMG]
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    This is the way I do it and it works well for me: If you put them in before noon, that day counts as Day One. If after noon, the following day counts as Day One.

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