Question on store bought eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HEChicken, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I am NOT to the point I'm ready to try incubating (actually, I think I'll just let my hens do it for me if/when the times comes [​IMG]) but I'm curious about all these posts of store bought eggs hatching. I have bought cage free eggs for years but since reading these posts, I've paid more attention to them when I use them and have yet to see a fertile egg. What brands of eggs do you get that are viable? I ask because I would have assumed that most store bought eggs would not be....
     
  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You want to try getting your hands on some free-range farm eggs. Some of the fancier food stores have farm eggs. Up here in Iowa Hy-vee carries farm eggs collected from Amish farms, but I've actually been to an Amish egg farm, and it was just a big confinement building with no access to the outdoors. They did have roosters though.
     

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