When is day 1?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MyNameIs86, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am curious, when is day 1? Is that the day you put them in or the day after?
     
  2. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I count it the day after...... but you might wanna see what others think.
     
  3. red golden

    red golden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rule of thumb here is 24 hours later after you put them in the bator.
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I count day one, because things are going on in the egg as soon as it is heated up, but I don't even worry about my eggs till day 22.
     

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