How long can eggs stay fertile for?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yanks26, May 25, 2010.

  1. yanks26

    yanks26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long after the chicken lays the egg will it remain fertile? And what must I do to keep them fertile?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    There isnt so much a set number of days days - but generally after 7 days the viability of them being able to hatch does start to decrease. I keep mine in a cool room inside the house until I set my eggs.
     

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