collecting eggs to hatch

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  1. sasimpson77

    sasimpson77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Kids want to start some eggs in our incubators but temps are very cold here are they viable to hatch as long as they don't freeze? Or do they need to stay above a certain temperature?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Brinsea has a table on temperature effects. http://www.brinsea.com/customerservice/poweroff.html
    "Zone of cold injury ( -2°C/28.4°F)
    Below this threshold ice crystals will start to form in the egg and permanent damage may be
    done to internal structures. Eggs may lie for some considerable time in temperatures close to
    freezing without suffering damage."
     

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