when to set eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jennyworley35, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. jennyworley35

    jennyworley35 Chirping

    Aug 14, 2012
    Elmore Alabama
    How many days at most can you keep the eggs after the hen lays before it is no good to incubate? So far I have held out for 4 eggs at 1 egg a day but would like to put more in at a time and have more time in between hatch dates.
  2. WinklerFarms

    WinklerFarms Songster

    Aug 17, 2011
    Central Minnesota
    Saving up to 7 days is ideal. That being said I have had eggs over two weeks old hatch. Normally you would try to set eggs less than 10 days old.

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