Correct Temp For Storing Fertile Eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Blue Eager, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Blue Eager

    Blue Eager Songster

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    My Brinsea Mini Advance incubator arrived this past Monday & I am ready to begin collecting eggs. The guidelines for this incubator states to store the eggs point side down & rotate the eggs at least twice daily. This seems pretty straight forward. It also states to store the eggs (prior to incubating) at a temperature of >50 & <70 degrees. I have also read to store at 40 to 50 degrees. Can someone help me out? What temperatures are best for storing eggs prior to incubating?

    Thanks!
     
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Crowing

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    I don't have a basement so I just store them away from heat sources and windows
     
  3. chickens really

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    I just store in a cool room till I'm ready to incubate.
    Not sure what the temperature is?..
     
  4. Blue Eager

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    Thank you for your reply's.

    Best wishes.............Marty
     
  5. Tabasco Jack

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    I have an old mini-fridge that doesn't cool all the way down correctly. I keep it set on high and it stays around 55 degrees. Works good for me.
     
  6. Blue Eager

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    Ok so I'm thinking anywhere from 55 to 60 would be ideal.

    Thanks everyone!
     
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