Is it true that...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    ... If you store fertile eggs in the fridge at a certain temp, all the roo's will die but the pullets will live? I thought I read it somewhere. Or am I wrong? [​IMG]
     
  2. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard rumors like that as well. It is not true. If it were true, the chicken hatcheries wouldn't be destroying all the male babies that hatch. They would use this trick and get mostly pullets. [​IMG]
     
  3. Amarisus

    Amarisus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of that. I store my eggs between 55 and 60 degrees in a wine cooler actually until I have enough to fill the incubator.
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I keep most all of my hatching eggs in the refrigerator before they go into the box and I can assure you I get roughly the same 50/50 split everyone else does.

    Would be nice if you could though!
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree with the other posts.
     
  6. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks guys. Too bad it doesn't work. Thanks again! [​IMG]
     

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