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when to set eggs

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

  1. jennyworley35

    jennyworley35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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