to cold??? need help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by woogie g3, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chirping

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    ok so i havent incubated since the spring last year. but got some new chickens and decided to try to hatch a few...the fridge i used last year work good i had it about at 55 but i have been collecting eggs for a couple days and decided to check temp and it was in the low 40's!!!!!! is this to cold? will any hatch?
     

  2. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Songster

    Nov 25, 2010
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    What I have read is that anything under 40 degrees will kill the embryo's. Anything over 80 degrees can cause them to go into incubation.
     
  3. Higins00

    Higins00 Songster

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    I wouldn't put any of my eggs in the fridge before incubating. Eggs can go at least a week at room temp before incubating. That's the way I get the best hatch.
     
  4. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chirping

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    ok thanks for the info...from now on i will not do that![​IMG]
     

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