Question about hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rays123, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. rays123

    rays123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 8, 2008
    My question is I see all these ads for hatching eggs and what happens if during shipping they get really cold will they still hatch when put in the bator? I know there fertile but will they hatch if they get cold or do they need to stay warm?
  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    I shipped a lot of eggs this winter, even some to Alaska. They seemed to fare well. As long as they dont freeze, and dont stay really cold for long, they seem to be fine.
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    I dont ship mine unless the weather is going to stay above freezing for a few day. Unless the buyer insists otherwise.
  4. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    as long as they don't freeze your OK, eggs i've gottin' shipped to me when it was real cold seem to be hatching better than the eggs I'm getting now. [​IMG] but shipped eggs are always a gamble

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