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Had to delay placing my eggs - how long can eggs last before putting

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by annbacon, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. annbacon

    annbacon In the Brooder

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    them in the incubator and still have a successful hatch??
     

  2. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Songster

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    seven days...
     
  3. lilchick

    lilchick Songster

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    Guinea ,turkey, and geese eggs can last much longer. I have had 20+ guineas hatch out and the eggs were stacked in it's nest! muscovy ducks hatch 20+ so that is almost 3 weeks from 1st egg to last one laid. turkeys can hatch out a big brood too as well as geese.....
    I have had chickens hatch out eggs several days old but it was cooler weather. I think the heat can affect fertility...
     

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