Would it be okay?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TinyTotsSeramas, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    I got 16 Button Quail hatching eggs around 5:00 as a local pick up. my MIL is being pretty nasty about me having them sit on top of the fireplace to settle so my sons dont get to them and break them so I was wondering if it would be okay just to go ahead and set them now?

    TIA
     
  2. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could if you have to, but it may affect the hatch rate. Letting them rest at least 12 hours is recommended. Either way, good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    As a local pick up/non shipped eggs-- I think you can set them right away.
     
  4. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    Quote:Grr.. Yeah I didnt spend $6 for 16 eggs just for them not to hatch
    why cant she just go to bed already [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. GrannysRoost

    GrannysRoost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you rest them someplace else, even under the bed [​IMG]
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have put them in my incubator but just don't turn on the turner until the next day. That way they are resting and heating up at the same time. I haven't noticed any decrease in my hatches. Just my opinion.
     

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