First Egg!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CWolf, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. CWolf

    CWolf New Egg

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    So today we got our first egg. A few months ago we found out we had a rooster. My question is can I leave my eggs on the counter, even if they are fertilized? I have read a little bit about this and have seen many different opinion. What do you think?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Fertilized eggs require several days of consistent 100 F or 38 C to begin forming an embryo. Your eggs, at room temp, are in no danger of developing chicks.
     
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