Do you have to put the fertile eggs in the bator as soon as you get

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ging3rhoffman, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I am ordering a couple of different breed eggs from different people so the eggs will arrive on different days, how do you store the eggs until they all arrive to your home?
     
  2. Ruditchka

    Ruditchka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just store them in a cool place like the basement. They should hold well at least for a few days until all arrive...(45-65degrees should be OK since they won't start developing at those temps) Refrigeration works for some but I feel it is too close to a low temperature to risk. Good Luck![​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    Should store small end down in a carton and put something under one end so you can turn once a day so they don't stick to the sode. Good luck with your hatch !!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Ruditchka

    Ruditchka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, that would be a good idea......, I've heard of people doing this also to prevent any internal "sticking". Good thinking, I forgot to mention that! Thanks for the reminder.[​IMG]
     
  5. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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  6. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Thank you. I will do my best to take care of the little cuties. I am in the process of ordering a small incubator so as soon as it gets here i can order what i need and get to crackin' [​IMG]
     

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