Shipping eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by phasianidae, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How warm does it need to be to ship hatching eggs?
     
  2. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well that depends on the incubator's type, and type of eggs you are hatching.. Chickens - Forced air 99.5 degrees, still air 101 degrees 1 inch from the top of the eggs.. but that temp is oft up for debate!
     
  3. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Are you referring to the weather? As in risk of nonviable eggs?
     
  4. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I guess it would have helped if I would have read the complete question [​IMG]
     
  5. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Not below 50 or 60F.
     

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