refridgerated vs warm shipped eggs.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fluffy-Butt-Farms, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. Fluffy-Butt-Farms

    Fluffy-Butt-Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2009
    Central Florida
    has anyone ever tried this?

    i have a man at the feed store that brings in his eggs as eating eggs, and they're in the fridge, but i hatch them at 100 percent.

    i had a woman once send me 2 doz refridgerated and 2 doz warm hatching eggs, and the results were many more cold eggs hatched then warm.

    i am thinking of doing an experiment to see if refridgerating eggs before shipping actually gives you a better hatch rate. and will post the results as i get them...but was wondering if anyone else has had the same results.

    input is greatly needed and appreciated.
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    When I hatch out my own I always stick them in fridge while Im collecting in a bag in teh veggie drawer-I have great hatches with them!!!!
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I know putting them in the fridge helps them keep longer if ya need to hatch eggs older than 2 weeks.
  4. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2009
    Sunny side up :)
    I've hatched some from the fridge. Just make sure to set them out and bring them up to room temperature before you set them.

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