How Long Can I Hang Onto Them?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SkyWarrior, Aug 14, 2010.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I have some eggs coming in the mail, but I've already put in some eggs in the incubator this week. I was wondering how long I can hold onto the other ones or what I should do with them.

    I'd prefer to put them in the incubator but during lockdown I won't be able to turn them. Suggestions? Thoughts?
     
  2. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose it really depends on how old the eggs are that you have purchased. Fertility really drops off after 10-14 days.If you think they're pretty fresh they could wait, otherwise you may need to put them in the incubator. When the chicks hatch the eggs will get some moving about!


    sandie
     
  3. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Quote:So, you would suggest just putting them in and hope for the best during lockdown?
     
  4. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I'd probably stick them in there,

    Sandie
     

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