too cold for hatching?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DPC poultry, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if eggs would hatch if they were layed in 20 degree weaher I also have the same question about my couturnix quail.
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    It would depend on how quickly they were collected. If you collect as soon as they're laid when they're still warm, there is no reason they wouldn't hatch. If you let them sit there long enough to freeze, they won't.
     
  3. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what about like an hour?
     

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