Learn how to incubate and see hatching chicken eggs at home. Key information includes how long it takes for the eggs to hatch, correct incubating temperature, frequency that the eggs need to be turned, type of incubator to use and sun exposure limitation. Incubation and hatching new life is easy fun and rewarding!
Chicken eggs need to be incubated for 21 days at 99.5 degrees fahrenheit Then they begin hatching. It generally takes 24-48 hours for the chick to completely hatch out of it's shell. You will be tempted to attempt to HELP the chick hatch. Please refrain because the chick is still biologically attached to it's yolk sac, Prematurely removing the chick will cause it to bleed or die . At best it will stunt the chicks growth.