how long do eggs last before they need to be brooded?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by watersoflethe, May 20, 2010.

  1. watersoflethe

    watersoflethe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm trying to collect as many eggs as possible to brood all at once..
    i was wondering will they go bad as i'm waiting for more eggs to come?
    how long do they last?
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    General rule of thumb is 10 days, but it can vary.

    How many eggs can the broody hen cover is a bigger consideration. Or are you incubating eggs?
     

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