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Topic: collecting eggs for icubation (5 messages)

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collecting eggs for icubation (5 messages)
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Is it true you can collect eggs and keep them in a refrigerator if it is set at 45 to 50 degrees for at least a month and start all same time.
12/16/2014 4:08 PM report abuse

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No, you should not refridgerate the eggs before incubation. They can be held for about 10 days, each day after will decrease the hatchability.
1/5/2015 9:42 AM report abuse
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I believe your saying to be true. If you do keep eggs for 10 days, what would be the ideal temperature to keep them at.
1/5/2015 11:20 AM report abuse
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We keep ours at a temp between about 55-60 F.
3/11/2015 7:42 PM report abuse
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I keep mine at room temperature (65-75 degrees F).
I dare not to try to push past storage of eggs that I intend to hatch past 14 days.
I have had no less than a 75% success rate when hatching. I have had to euthanize only 2 chicks due to deformity and or disease.
1/20/2017 10:50 AM report abuse