Egg fertility

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Kylesquails, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Kylesquails

    Kylesquails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I,m starting to get a few people in my area wanting to buy fertile eggs from me. i get 5 eggs a day, and i,ve got someone wanting 60 eggs, whats the longest you can hold eggs for before putting in incubator?
     
  2. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've heard up to 2 weeks, but viability declines day by day.
     
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2012
  3. Your reputation is at stake. With chickens I never incubate eggs over 7 days old and those are kept cool and tilted 2 times a day for optimum viability.

    Talk to your customer and explain to him / you could give him a BIG discount with him knowing the risk involved. But remember how he incubates and his incubator are risks that HE takes. There are lots of variables involved.
     

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