Can I incubate eggs laid in cold weather?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wsquared, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. wsquared

    wsquared Hatching

    Feb 2, 2009
    The temperature today did not get above 40 here in Southeast Georgia and I collected six chick eggs from the coop. Is it ok to incubate these eggs after being in the cold weather for 8 hours?

    Thanks so much for your advice!!! [​IMG]
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    If they didn't freeze they should be fine.
  3. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Songster

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    perfectly fine if peole can hatch eggs out they buy from stores that have been sitting in a refridgerator for 3 or more days then 1 night is not going to make a diffrence go ahead let us know how it turns out
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Crowing 9 Years

    Oct 16, 2008
    I hatched goose eggs that were layed in 8 inches of snow..last Feb.

    I hope they don't do that again this year..

    40 degrees outside is not that cold, and inside the coop should be even a little warmer..

    hold hem at room temp for a day before putting into the bator, though.

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