how long

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bullrider, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how long can eggs sit out before i put them in the incubator (they only lay about 3-4 eggs a day)
     
  2. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly I wouldn't leave them out longer than that. If you do it can decrease the hatch rate.
     
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    You can collect up to 6 days without much of an issue. Keeping eggs for more than 7 days an you start seeing a serious drop in hatch rates. If for some reason you need to keep them longer than 7 days I would keep them cold but if not, on the counter is fine.
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    I have stored eggs up to 14 days and have still had great hatch rates !!

    14 days would be the max.
     
  5. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so do i just keep them at room temp.
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Keep them about 55
     
  7. bullrider

    bullrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks
     

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