When To Put tHE Eggs In A iNCUBATOR

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by funonahonda, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 12, 2008
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    Can you bring the eggs from the reafridge to the incubator or should you put the eggs at room temp first?
     
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    Definatly bring them to room temp first.
     
  3. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Some say not to even put them in the freg. But if you do, let them come to room temp before you set them in the bator.

    I had some of mine in the freg and they have been in the bator for 11 day now they are doing ok so far. [​IMG]
     
  4. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    The extreme cold of the fridge can decrease the likelihood of development. It's recommended that hatching eggs be stored at something like 50-60 degrees, and turned 2-3 times a day to keep the yolk from sticking to the shell -- then allowed to come to room temperature for a few hours before being put in the heat of the incubator.
     

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