I am new to the site and just wanted to say hello to everyone and ask a quick question about incubation.
I have quail, chicken and guinea eggs all in my incubator right now. Yesterday I found that the incubator had accidentally been unplugged and the temp had dropped to 73 degrees. Im not sure for how long but it couldnt have been more than about 6-7hrs. Will this drop in temperature harm the eggs?
The quail eggs were on day 15 and due to be moved out of the egg turner today. The chicken eggs were all on day 16 and day 10, and the guinea eggs were ranging between days 16 and day 8. I got the temps back to normal as soon as possible and I did go ahead and move the quail eggs to the other incubator for lock down this morning.
How and when would I be able to tell if the drop in temp harmed the chicks/keets? or would I just have to wait and see if they hatch?