When incubating, when does Day 1 start?

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

  1. deichel63

    deichel63 New Egg

    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. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Premium Member

    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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