collecting eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FarmalI, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When getting ready to hatch eggs, how and where should I store my eggs?
     
  2. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Store them blunt end up in an egg tray or box in a cool place . Around 10 degrees celsius. Before putting into incubator or under hen let them sit a troom temp for 1 hour to avoid condensation and sweating of eggs.
    Another way to store eggs is on their side and evry chance you get turn them 180 degress however alternate direction of turning each time.
     
  3. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, thanks. For years i had refridgerated them then a few years ago my cousin said they shouldnt go in the fridge.
     
  4. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends what temperature your fridge is at. If it is around 5 degrees celsius it probably would work however a cool place around 10 degrees is how I have always done it and it works for me.
     
  5. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, thanks alot. :)
     
  6. 1janiam

    1janiam New Egg

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    Do you know anything about eggs that may have sat outside for several days? I have free range chickens who have taken to laying in a secluded area and convering them with leaves? Should I just throw them away?
     

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