A couple of incubating questions...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bluemoon420, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. Bluemoon420

    Bluemoon420 The Rooster Queen

    After a tragic event in my yard a little while ago, I've decided in my Rooster, Gandalf's honor, I'm going to hatch some of the eggs. A nearby BYC friend ( Thank you Opa) is going to let me borrow an incubator, and hopefully my first attempt at this doesn't go too wrong.

    I haven't done this before so I have a couple of questions....

    1) The eggs are fertile, but have been in the fridge. ( the longest is under two weeks) Will they still hatch?

    2) How long will the hens eggs be fertile without Gandalf around? A couple weeks? a month?

    I'm kind of nervous about hatching eggs.

    And to Gandalf......RIP big guy. You were a great Roo. You'll be missed big guy. I'm so sorry.

  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    1)Yes they should hatch but with with reduced hatch rates.

    2)A week, 2 at the latest.
  3. Bluemoon420

    Bluemoon420 The Rooster Queen

    Thanks for reply [​IMG] I'll be sure to keep an freshly laid ones out of the fridge next couple of days. Thank you!

  4. LavendelKors

    LavendelKors In the Brooder

    Jul 28, 2009
    Aw man... I feel wicked bad now...Gandy was one of my favorites... [​IMG] Well, hope you feel better mom. I miss him too. D: And good luck hatchin' those eggs!
  5. Bluemoon420

    Bluemoon420 The Rooster Queen

    Thanks Kiddo [​IMG] I'll keep ya posted. [​IMG] [​IMG]


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