When to start day one??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gervais22, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. gervais22

    gervais22 Songster

    May 21, 2008
    Hey, I put my eggs in on Wednesday evening around 9PM, SO at 9pm Thursday will day one begin or day two?? how does everyone else work? (counting wednesday as day 0)

    I candled today, didn't see much in my eggs [​IMG], (like no veins or darkish spots) I have ducks, chickens and geese in.

    - Samuel
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    Rule of thumb is if you set before noon, that is day one after noon the next day is day one.[​IMG]
  3. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Shouldn't candle until day 7, won't see anything until then. Good luck!
  4. Jenski

    Jenski Songster

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    Wednesday is Day 0, Thurs 9:00 p.m. is Day 1. You've got it!

    Laskaland is right on target; Day 7 is a good day to candle. Should see some nice veining and tiny moving peeps then. Good luck with your hatch!


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