I need your opinion on how to store fertile eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by angelmarie, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some people say put them in the frig., others say not to, so my question is how to you store fertile eggs w/ out them rotting until your ready to incubate them?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Eggs won't 'rot' without a reason. Eggs can sit on your kitchen counter for 6 weeks and still be fresh and lovely to eat. I do not refrigerate my eggs.

    Put your hatching eggs in a cool place. 50 - 60 degrees. Store them big end up. Turn them at least once a day to keep the embryo from sticking to the shell and membrane.

    10 - 12 days is about the longest you want to hold out before setting them to incubate.
     
  3. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thank you ms. prissy i'm glad i got advice from the "chicken guru" lol [​IMG]
     

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