How to collect eggs to take somewhere to incubate...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sierrarod, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. sierrarod

    sierrarod Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 19, 2011
    Hi Everyone. I am pretty new to chickens and am wanting to collect some of my fertile eggs to take to a person who hatches eggs professionally. I understand that I can collect for 7 days, right? Where do I keep them? My house ranges from 60-66 degrees. Outside is about 30-60 degrees. I also understand I need to tilt them several times a day. Anything else?

    Thank you so much!
  2. ChickenPrnces

    ChickenPrnces Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2012
    Deerfield, NH
    I keep mine in an egg carton in a room that stays about 50 in my house! You can collect for 7 - 10 day but I always try to stick with 7 because there is a better chance of viability that goes down some each day after 7. Turning is a good idea too! Just tilt to one side of the carton a couple times a day!

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