Incubating question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jimagination, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. Jimagination

    Jimagination Songster

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    I will have access to an incubator after we get back from vacation on the 26th and would like to put one of Winnie's, whom I believe I just lost to a predator, eggs in to be hatched. They are in the fridge though. Would that be possible if they are in the fride that long?
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    It would seem unlikely to me that one egg, held that long, in those conditions would result in a chick.
    Impossible? Maybe not. Likely? Not very.
     
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    There have been threads lately of people hatching store bought eggs, so try it and see. At least your's won't have gone through all the handling/abuse a store bought egg gets.

    Good luck!
     

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