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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justin24, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. justin24

    justin24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CAN my fertile eggs hatch after being in the refrgorater
     
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, I've hatched probably 4 chicks that came from eggs I had in the fridge for a week. They were last min. additions to fill up my bator. It's possible.
     
  3. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    sure can.. people hatch refrigerated eggs all the time.. just keep in mind that the longer they are in the fridge the more fertility will drop
     
  4. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    oh,.. i forgot to mention.,. a biggie with refrigerated eggs.. let them come to room temperature for a day before setting in the incubator... putting them from the fridge right into the incubator will cause condensation which is one of the main causes of rotten eggs!
     

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