Shipped eggs in cold weather

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jamesnoldsr, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. jamesnoldsr

    jamesnoldsr Out Of The Brooder

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    I am supposed to have some silkie eggs shipped tomorrow and it's supposed to be down to like 34 degrees here (near Fort Worth Tx). Can/should the breeder do anything to include heat with the eggs? I did have some chicks shipped with those hand warmer things in the box but can you do that with eggs? Thanks!
     
  2. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had eggs come on the 17th and it was 17 degrees. They are in the bator and growing. No heat packs with them. They can place heat packs in with the eggs if they have them. I don't think 34 degrees will hurt them.
     
  3. jamesnoldsr

    jamesnoldsr Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow 17 degrees! I forgot it could get that cold! Thanks for your response, Jackie
     

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