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Replied by Haley Nam on topic incubation

I'd like to know how to sort out fertile eggs from non-fertile eggs for incubation.
My father owns an ostrich farm in South Korea, and he is the first person who imported ostriches to S. Korea about 20 years ago. He is still struggling how to find out if an egg is fertile or not.

Any good advice?
Please help me.

All comments are appreciated.
3 years 7 months ago #163

Replied by BigBirdGuy on topic incubation

I agree with the member and the time frame. I noted you asked this question in September. The incubation and raising of the chicks is not a year round activity. Additionally, the only guarantee of a fertile egg is when a small starting embryo can be observed when candling. But that is a whole other story.
3 years 9 months ago #148

Replied by user524565 on topic incubation

Usually if a fertile egg is held between 45 and 50 degrees you have approximately 7-10 days to get it to an incubator.
3 years 9 months ago #147

incubation was created by Guest - Tinkerbird

if i have fertilised ostrich eggs...do i need to start the incubation immediately or can i keep them on hold for a few weeks?
Kind wishes
Last edit: 3 years 9 months ago by BigBirdGuy.
3 years 9 months ago #146
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