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How Long is Too Long?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SkyWarrior, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I was thinking about the freshness of eggs and wondering how long before a fertile egg goes in-viable? [​IMG]

    I mean, don't hens wait to brood until they get about 10 eggs or so? How long can you store eggs and at what temperatures before the eggs become useless?

    Just something to ponder on a Monday morning... [​IMG]

  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Fertility starts to drop dramatically after day 10.

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