ANYONE INCUBATE EGGS THAT WERE STORED IN THE REFRIDGERATOR?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SportTees, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry about the caps. My sister puts her eggs in the refrigerator until she collects enough to incubate. She has good hatch rates- does anyone else store theirs like that before incubation? Just curious
     
  2. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have before, the eggs had been in the fridge for 2 days, the only difference I noticed when doing this is that it took two extra days for those eggs to hatch. I had marked them to to see if they would do any good.
     
  3. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    at what temp. are they in the fridge? I would like to know
     
  4. CalicoFarm

    CalicoFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what temp is the refrigerator? I have read that eggs should be stored at 45-55 deg. I am new at this and am trying to find out the best way to store eggs.
     
  5. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I store mine in a mini fridge set at 55 deg with good results.

    I'm not sure of the temp on my sisters regular fridge- I guess its what refrigerators are normally set from the factory??
     
  6. Solace

    Solace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some Black Jersey Giant chicks running around right now that are from refridgerated eggs. Outside of one of them having an icicle hangin off his chin they're fine... [​IMG]
     
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  7. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    I just hatched out 4 Ameraucana eggs I had in the fridge for a week prior to setting. I do not normally set fridge eggs but had room to fill so I did. They hatched fine, right on time no issues. I do not know what my fridge temp is at, I do not have a thermometer in it.
     
  9. twinlights

    twinlights Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dad used to do that. He never had trouble hatching.
     

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