how long can you keep eggs before they go in the bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by the simple life, May 5, 2008.

  1. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    How long can you have eggs before going into the bator?I have eggs coming from a couple of different places on different days this week and am unsure how to store them
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My own eggs I don't like to let set more than 6 or 7 days. Shipped eggs I let set for about 6 hours or so and then I put them in. They're usually hitting the 7+ day mark by the time you get them and with shipped eggs you already have a lower hatch rate.

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