Question about egg shipping

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  1. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Everyone!

    1st of all, I wasn't sure where to post this, so sorry. [​IMG] My question is how cold is too cold for shipping eggs (or buying eggs that have to be shipped to you)? Our nighttime temps are still in the 30's (35, 37, etc.), but above freezing. Would you guys say that's still too cold or ok?

    Thanks!
     
  2. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    we have been shipping eggs in and out since feb. as long as they don't freeze should be fine.[​IMG]
     
  3. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    You are good to go. Those temps will not have any measurable effect.
     
  4. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    i'd say it's prime egg shipping season
     
  5. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, thanks! [​IMG] Next I'm going to see if I can incubate some eggs without frying them and having any power outages! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    I would say that it is not too cold at all. Anything above freezing is good this time of year.
    Sharon
     

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