Incubating Chicken Eggs


Incubation Period

The incubation period for chicken eggs is 21 days.

Incubation Temperature

The temperature in the incubator for chicken eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit.

Humidity Levels

The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for chicken eggs is 85-87 degrees fahrenheit.

Final Day Of Egg Rotation

The final day of egg rotation for chicken eggs is day 19.

Please note that all of this information is only a guide and that this information may differ according to the incubator manufacturer’s guide.

Always consult the manufacturer’s guide when using an incubator and automatic egg turner.

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If you keep hens or are interested in keeping hens then visit the farmingfriends hen forum for the latest chat about hens and then check out the books shown below about keeping hens which are informative and excellent for the beginner and a handy reference for the more experienced hens keeper.

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