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daytime temp when collecting eggs for hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cpm73, May 13, 2016.

  1. cpm73

    cpm73 Just Hatched

    May 13, 2016
    Are cool days bad for fertility

    40 to 55 degrees
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    Those temperatures are fine. Actually 55 is considered the perfect temperature to store eggs for incubation. 40 is above freezing so you’ll be OK. I’ve collected eggs for hatching when the temperatures were just below freezing but I collected two of three times a day. That was a really good hatch. They did not have time to freeze.

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