Never incubated before, NEED TIPS!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by myrtlegrl, May 9, 2011.

  1. myrtlegrl

    myrtlegrl New Egg

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    I usualy have a setter by now, so I am getting antsy- I have never incubatet before & am sure I can get some good advice here! how do i store the eggs untill I incubate? Any tips will be welcome, Thanks!
     
  2. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 7, 2011
    Crazyville, USA
    I have only just finished my first incubation but here is what was recommended to me. Store the eggs pointy side down in a carton preferably at room temp. Turn them twice a day. I just set one end on some books and then switched it end to end each time. Everyone has varying opinions on how long they can be stored but I think fertility rates drop after about 7-10 days. I hope that helps and someone else will be along I'm sure to add more.


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  3. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. myrtlegrl

    myrtlegrl New Egg

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    Wow, thanks so much- Lots to digest there!
     

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