a few questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by robertsch, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. robertsch

    robertsch New Egg

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    ok so a few questions is there a certen time of the year that eggs are fertilized or is it all year long that they are ?
    how long can you keep eggs that your chickens have left you in room temp wile building up to put them in the bator ?
    what is the best way to place the eggs vertical or horizontal ?
    i would love any help i can get
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:They are fertile all year long, save eggs in an egg carton small end down for up to 7 days. After that they start losing fertility. Incubate small end down.

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  3. robertsch

    robertsch New Egg

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    thank you
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:You are most welcome!!!!
     
  5. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Quote:They are fertile all year long, save eggs in an egg carton small end down for up to 7 days. After that they start losing fertility. Incubate small end down.

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    And if you will tilt the carton from end to end a couple of times a day, that will help too...... I prop one end on a cookbook - the other end rests on the counter and just move the cook book when I tilt the other direction

    when incubating if you hand turn - you can use a cut down & holes cut in bottom egg carton to incubate on small end. Or you can lay on side [​IMG]
     
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