Can you hatch store bought fertile eggs-from super market

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenlover210, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. chickenlover210

    chickenlover210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the supermarket sells fertile eggs (chciken eggs) can you hatch them
    I mean is it worth the try
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  2. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After they are cold it won't work. They have to be kept at room temp(or warmer) to hatch.
     
  3. Dogginfox

    Dogginfox Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think that I have seen a few post on here were people have hatched eggs that had been in the fridge for a while. I dont think the results were spectacular but some of the eggs did hatch.

    Id say its worth a shot, just look for the freshest eggs and give them a full 24-48hrs to come to room temperature.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Two people from this forum have hatched fertile store bought eggs...atleast 1 chick each that I know of...not sure if the eggs were kept refrigerated or not .....both were from a Safeway grocery....
     
  5. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Justino15, or something like that, just hatched a chick from an egg he got from Safeway. I've hatched chicks from refrigerated eggs before, so It can work.
     
  6. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there really such a thing as fertile eggs in a supermarket. Are they marked as being fertile? I have never heard of this before.
    I have seen barnyard eggs at the feed stores for sale by customers that were fertile and not refrigerated.
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yes , there are grocery stores that sell fertile eggs.....Safeway is one from my understanding, in fact next time I travel to DD's I'm stopping and bringing some home from a safeway to try....
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    its worth a shot. justino did a test egg and his name is sunny. a beutiful leghorn.
     
  9. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey Tuff, you could just stop by my place, I (like home depot) meet or beat any competitors price. I will guarantee that mine will be better than Safeway eggs.
     
  10. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    hey marlin you registered on my Bday!
    anyway do all the eggs come from the same suppliers or dif ones?
     

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