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I would not store eggs for more than a week before setting them in the incubator. You should get better results with eggs that are a week or less in age. Anything older and the quality of the egg can diminish.

As for eating fertilised eggs go ahead and get them down your neck!! They are fine to eat, you are not killing a chick. Cell/embryo development only begins if they are incubated at the optimum temperature. ie by a hen or in an incubator.
51 degrees Celsius is 128 degrees fereignhight. Is this right? Because that's hotter than the temperature you have to keep the eggs during incubation
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15C / 59 F

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51 degrees Celsius is 128 degrees fereignhight. Is this right? Because that's hotter than the temperature you have to keep the eggs during incubation

55 - 65 Fahrenheit is the moderately cool conditions they should store OK in.

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15C / 59 F

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