Hold eggs or begin incubating?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by drowe005, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. drowe005

    drowe005 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2012
    Corapeake NC
    Ive got a few Chukar eggs so far and am unsure of whether to put them in the incubator now or wait until I have a few more first. My only option is storing them at room temperature ranging from 71-73 F and humidity of around 50%. Am I going to harm the eggs storing them like this and should I just put them straight to the incubator as I collect them? Thanks
  2. spartacus_63

    spartacus_63 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2009
    Central Iowa
    I would wait until you have an amount you are comfortable with then put them in together. Eggs will be fine at room temp. I have held eggs as long as 14 days with good results. Although I try not to hold them more than ten.

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