When should i incubate...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Singlemaple, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Singlemaple

    Singlemaple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to know when i should incubate my mom doesn't want chicks in her kitchen more then 2-3 weeks but we can move them to the garage after that with heat lamps..

    when would be the best time to incubate the eggs?
     
  2. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    As long as the chicks have an adequate heat source and a draft free brooder you can hatch them, let them dry off in the hatcher/incubator for a day or 2 and them put them in the brooder in the garage with a heat lamp.try to get the heat about 95 degrees in the brooder for the first week and decrease 5 degrees every 7 days. I made a brooder out of mostly pallets. Incubation can be done at any time. The chicks just need to be warm with food and water.

    Nate
     

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