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how old can an egg be and still hatch

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how long can you keep an egg before incubating and it still be good? some i have will be a week old before i start incubating.

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A week is fine!!

Great hubby, 2 kids, 3 furry babies, lots of chickens!!

Blue, Black & Splash Marans. Blue Slate, Narragansett, & Rio Grand Turkeys, 

Guineas & Bob White Quail! NPIP Certified #851

 

 

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Great hubby, 2 kids, 3 furry babies, lots of chickens!!

Blue, Black & Splash Marans. Blue Slate, Narragansett, & Rio Grand Turkeys, 

Guineas & Bob White Quail! NPIP Certified #851

 

 

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post #3 of 4

1 week is fine.  My fertility goes downward after 2 weeks to practically 0 fertile by 3 weeks.

Tricia and Jason

Specializing in Turkens, Showgirls, Black/Blue Orpingtons, Cochin Bantams and Phoenix

Family: Co-leader of the Alachua 4H Poultry Club, County Poultry Liaison, Alachua County Fair Board member, Vice-President Alachua County 4H Club, Par-pro FFA, FFA Show Team, 4H Alachua County Junior and Senior Poultry Judging Team.  

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Howes-Poultry/842069632504661

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Tricia and Jason

Specializing in Turkens, Showgirls, Black/Blue Orpingtons, Cochin Bantams and Phoenix

Family: Co-leader of the Alachua 4H Poultry Club, County Poultry Liaison, Alachua County Fair Board member, Vice-President Alachua County 4H Club, Par-pro FFA, FFA Show Team, 4H Alachua County Junior and Senior Poultry Judging Team.  

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Howes-Poultry/842069632504661

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10-12 days kept under very cool conditions.  That's about it.

 

 

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