How cold can eggs get before they are no longer viable?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SwedishFlower13, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. SwedishFlower13

    SwedishFlower13 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm trying to get eggs together for someone who wants fertile hatching eggs (hoping they hatch a few for me too!) but the temps around here are still in the mid twenties to thirties in the daytime, and most of the eggs are cold by the time I find them (unless I stand out there waiting for a hen to move off a nest). How cold can they get and still hatch in 7 days or less?
     
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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    *whew* thank you...now I know when eggs go into the hatchable pile!
     

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