How To Incubate Hen Eggs In An Incubator Without An Automatic Egg Turner

Here is a set of instructions for how to incubate hen eggs in an incubator without an automatic egg turner. Collect 6 to 12 fertile hen eggs. Store with the pointed end of egg facing down. Plug in the incubator the day before adding eggs to make sure it is working. Add water to the … Read more How To Incubate Hen Eggs In An Incubator Without An Automatic Egg Turner

Should You Wash Eggs Before Incubating?

I am often asked if you should wash eggs before incubating and there is a debate as to whether you should or not. Many poultry/waterfowl/gamebird breeders don’t think you should wash them: * If you wash them you can wash bacteria into the egg as the shells are porous. It is not advisable to wash … Read more Should You Wash Eggs Before Incubating?

Can You Move Unhatched Hen Eggs?

I have been asked if you can you move unhatched hen eggs. “Can you move unhatched chook eggs to another location like another nesting spot or coup. Coral” Hi Coral, Thanks for your question. I don’t have experience of moving unhatched hen eggs myself but I have tried to move guinea fowl eggs when the … Read more Can You Move Unhatched Hen Eggs?