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I have an incubator n my power is out on day 21 the chicks are all ready starting to hatch and the power is out sk the incubator will be off for atlest 12 hours from wat im told will all my chicks die because of this
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I think they'll be OK depending on what you do. They are generating some of their own heat now. Don't block the air holes but for the time being wrap the incubator with towels or cardboard.

Turn the heat up in the room where the incubator is. Put a drop light or heat lamp close to the incubator.

 

ETA

Here's a good read for you.

 

http://www.brinsea.com/Articles/Advice/PowerOff.aspx


Edited by ChickenCanoe - 10/1/15 at 11:47am

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Thank you that was a very help full article
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Glad you could join the flock! Chickencanoe has left you some great advice and a superb link. I had this happen once nearing the end of an incubation. It was only for 3 hours though and the chicks hatched fine.

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Keep us posted on how your hatch turns out.

 

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post #6 of 9

Can you use a hot water bottle, covered with towels   to keep the babies warm? 

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post #7 of 9

Good point. I wasn't thinking when I talked about the lamps.

Heating water bottles and putting them in the incubator will help.

They'll have to be changed fairly often.

NPIP 43-813

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”                  Mark Twain

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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

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