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How to store hatching eggs? HELP PLz

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cg21, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. cg21

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    I am trying to collect guinea hen eggs to hatch them out.... want them all to start in incubator at the same time. 2 questions how long can they be stored before incubation begins? And anything special I need to do when storing them???


    Thanks so much
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Eggs can remain viable for about 2 weeks. Store them with the fat end up.
     
  3. cg21

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    Thanks a lot!!!
     
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    Room temp is fine?
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Mine are always kept at room temp. I treat the hatching eggs the same as eating eggs, except that they get their own labeled container so that nobody accidentally eats them.
     

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