How long are eggs good for?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bigspringshatchery, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After a hen lays an egg how long do I have to put in on the bator before it goes bad? I put the pointed end down and turn the eggs two the three times a day.
     
  2. burquechick

    burquechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read anywhere from 7 to 14 days. I think viability starts to drop at day 10. Temp also matters. Best temperature is around 40-70 degrees F. I just lay them on the table.
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2010

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