Egg temp

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Catmax55, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. Catmax55

    Catmax55 New Egg

    Jan 8, 2014
    How cold can eggs get in the nest and still hach . They are just layed eggs .
    Temp had gotten down to 45-50 .
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    You mean the outside temp? No problem.

    It's not unusual for a broody to leave the eggs long enough for them to feel cold, yet still hatch. Sometimes it appears to delay the hatch a few hours or a day. If she is staying on the nest most of the time during the day and night, she will probably be successful.

    And welcome to our forum!
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2014

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