Fridge eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mumofsix, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. mumofsix

    mumofsix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay I'm going to let Polly sit.4 eggs will be fresh 2 will be stored in fridge 24 hours .to tell if the Fridge Eggs hatch I will use blue ee eggs.the others will be southern mix . Mom unknown [​IMG]Dad part EE and Naked -neck . I will start Polly on Morning of Feb 29 .
     
  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Hope you have a great hatch!

    I pulled 4 eggs out of the fridge and put them in the incubator along side fresh eggs to see what would happen. I don't know how old they were. 2 ended up being clears, two hatched healthy chicks!
     
  3. cowgirlup11

    cowgirlup11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I also have set one egg refridgerated for 3 days along with my fresh ones, it's day 8 and all looks well so far!!
     
  4. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok guys I'm doing it. Set eggs yesterday I'm putting two fridge eggs in. Lol
     
  5. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My last hatch of 2015, I had given my hen 3 eggs. All had been in the refrigerator. One for 3 days, one for 5 days, and one for 7 days. All three hatched. I got one rooster and 2 hens. The rooster came from the egg that was in the fridge for 3 days. And that was the one I had really, REALLY wanted to be a hen. Go figure. -_- lol
     
  6. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're 6 months old now. One of the pullets has started laying already, and she's a Cochin bantam cross. I had another older Cochin bantam cross pullet that just started laying and shes almost 9 months. The cockerel started crowing about a month ago.
     
  7. cluckyclucky

    cluckyclucky New Egg

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    I have hatched eggs that were in the fridge for 3 weeks. Probably not a good idea, but there was room in the incubator
     
  8. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many were there in total, and how many hatched? That's very interesting. I thought the eggs were almost completely unviable after a week and a half to two weeks..
     
  9. cluckyclucky

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    there were four, they were Easter Egger and 3 of them hatched. I have heard of people buying grocery store eggs that old at trader Joes that hatched too.
     

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