fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by snipercp, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have heard/read that fertile eggs that are alright to incubate for ten days after they are layed so as i started collecting silkie eggs on wednesday is it alright to set the eggs next friday night/saturday morning.

    thanks connor
     
  2. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hatched eggs that were about ten day old when I put them in. I let them sit in my basement for a week because I wasn't sure if I wanted to try and hatch them. Even with that and some temp problems with the incubator I still had 8 out of 12 hatch.
     
  3. builderone

    builderone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do the same thing I turn the eggs every morning when I get more. so they don't stick to the side. seems to work good and it is about 50-60 in my cellar.
     
  4. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thankyou for the replies i am thinking of setting call duck eggs BLRW eggs barred wyandottes and some silkie eggs [​IMG] it all turns out well.
     

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