When is day 1?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jessica Rabbit, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. Jessica Rabbit

    Jessica Rabbit Mistress of Marans Manor

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    is day 1 the day I put the eggs in or the next day when the first 24 hrs is completed? I know it most likely sounds stupid but I just am not sure!
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    The day after you set them.

    So set them today, tomorrow counts as day one.
     
  3. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first 24 hours of being in the incubator
     
  4. Jessica Rabbit

    Jessica Rabbit Mistress of Marans Manor

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    Quote:my eggs must not have been told, they are all trying to hatch today (as though they weren't suppose to tomorrow) ....lol [​IMG]
     
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  5. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not unusual to have them pip on day 20.
    Sounds like they are doing great [​IMG]
    Carolyn
     
  6. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I count it from the first hour I set them. The three hatches I've had so far if I counted it after the first twenty four hours they all came early. Now I count it from the moment I put them in the box.
     
  7. macmama

    macmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of mine hatched on day 19 strong and healthy. It's over 100 here so maybe that's why (mine were under a broody) Maybe your temp was a little high and that's why they're hatching sooner?
     

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