EGG STORAGE

When storing the eggs in the refrigerator, the following should be considered:

• If the eggs will be stored between 1 to 4 days, the temperature should be 18 to 20 degrees Celcius.

• If the eggs will be stores from 7 to 12 days, the temperature should be lowered and adjusted to 14 to 15 degrees Celcius.

 

The refrigerator is the most common place to store eggs. After the pre-incubation stage, put the eggs in a clean area and have an electric fan directed to the eggs to avoid occurrence of sweating or condensation will be minimized.  This process usually takes 2 hours.

 

Some breeders would store the eggs in an air conditioned room.  The advantages are: (1) it can store more eggs and (2) When it is time to incubate the eggs, there will be no sweating or condensation build up on the egg shells.