im thinking about starting a contest...

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by Iheartchicks<3:), Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    and you could win some fertilized eggs.. should i?
     
  2. EE lover:)

    EE lover:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    North Carolina
    sure.
     
  3. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    EE lover:) :

    sure.

    So would i collect the eggs and ship them? How lomg will they remain fertile? Do they "die" if not shipped right away?​
     
  4. EE lover:)

    EE lover:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    North Carolina
    i honestly have no idea.
     
  5. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Florida
    No, they stay viable for about a week, stored small point down in an egg carton at room temperature. So...whats the contest.......?????
     
  6. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    oh... wanna help me make rules?
     
  7. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    hatching eggs can be stored for 10 days to 2 weeks before the hatch rate goes down a lot. The should be turned once daily and stored in a cool room (the fridge is too cold)
     
  8. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    turned? like start the egg with pointy side up, and then flip it? What if the hen leaves the egg and doesnt sit on it? even if it gets cold?
     
  9. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    No, store then pointy end down and lean then slighty to one side one day and the other way the next day. Never turn them pointy end up if you want to hatch them, the airsacs get all wonky. The hen doesnt need to sit on it right away, in the wild a bird doesnt sit on their eggs until she has a whole clutch, that way they all hatch at the same time. As long as the eggs are stored in your house they will be fine
     
  10. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    okay so like this ☟and then ☞ and then ☜ ??
     

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