Resting the eggs before incubation-- UPDATE--- Now need to store eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kupi99, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. kupi99

    kupi99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A mom is bring eggs from her chickens to our classroom tomorrow for us to incubate. Do we need to let them rest before putting them in the bator? They won't have been in fridge, and I asked her to gather them from her different hens that morning, and bring them. I'm planning to set them right away, and want to make sure this wont mess up anything!

    Update- Ok, the mom forgot the eggs this morning, but is bringing them this afternoon. How do I store them until tomorrow morning? Our school has a fridge, can I put them in there? Also, she said she will hopefully have more eggs in the morning, can I go ahead and put them all in the incubator? What will I need to do with the eggs that have been stored overnight to make sure they're ready to go into the bator. Thanks!

    Also, when I got to work this morning, my bator was running a little cold- 98.8 thereabouts (our room was a little chilly, 75. The temp in my room does not flucate more than 10 degrees, as far as I can tell.). Do I need to wait for the bator to adjust itself back up (it was in range again within 2 hours) or I can I put them if the temp is low (I know putting the eggs in the bator lowers the temp).

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  2. Ruditchka

    Ruditchka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are probably good to go since they are being brought to you directly. If they were shipped or weren't carefully brought to you, that's another story!
     
  3. kupi99

    kupi99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought, thanks!
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:They are good to go!
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  5. kupi99

    kupi99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ANy help?
     
  6. Julie08

    Julie08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont put them in the fridge
     

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