Egg questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lady EE, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Lady EE

    Lady EE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi


    I have a few questions: Can you incubate eggs that have been stored in the refrigerator? All mine have been stored for less than a week, but with their pointy end up. I've read you can't use them if you store them that way. We killed our roos a week ago, will our hens still be fertile? I'm sorry I asked so many questions. I'm kind of in a
    hurry.

    Thanks
     
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I wouldn't' if you stored with pointy end up.it should be down. but its be done you just let them sit at room temp before you put in. Pointy end down
     
  3. lynn1961

    lynn1961 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not tried it, but I read a post about storing eggs pointy end up for up to 10 days, setting them out of the fridge and turning them pointy end down and let set for 3 days, then incubate.
    Your hens should be fertile for about 10 days from the last mating
     

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