Do they work?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by FeatherPugs, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. FeatherPugs

    FeatherPugs Crowing

    Aug 13, 2013
    Casa Grande/Eloy, AZ
    I'm heading to the Phoenix valley and thought I'd stop at a Trader Joes for fertile eggs. Do they work? What should I know about getting them at TJs? Thanks for the help.
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    They're not sold for hatching. Usuallly people try to begin incubating eggs within a week or 10 days of their being laid, for a good hatch rate, and f course those sold for eating are usually older than this. But people here have incubated them in the past and gotten some chicks out of them. Good luck!

    You can tell the day an egg was collected, by the way, from the "sell by" stamp on the end of the carton. All you need is a Julian calendar for reference. Here is one: The day the egg was collected is given in Julian for -- usually a month or so before the day you are reading it, at least in our stores.

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