How long can you keep fertilized eggs before placing under hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kattherat, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Kattherat

    Kattherat Out Of The Brooder

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    How long can you keep fertilized eggs before placing them under a broody?
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I think about a week to 10 days but the longer you wait the lower your hatch rate will be

    I would also keep then on the coolish side... not cold like in the fridge
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2010

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