103.5 Temp???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yanmar1610d, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. yanmar1610d

    yanmar1610d Out Of The Brooder

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    My incubator temp shot up to 103.5. When I left for work at 6:30am the temp was 99.5. When I came home around 4:30pm the temp was 103.5. Are the eggs dead now or can they handle this high of temp? This is only day 4.
     
  2. doxies1

    doxies1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't know how long the temp was high, but even if it was for a while they should be OK that early on. Near hatching they might suffocate. Good luck.
     
  3. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your eggs are fine. 103 F is not going to hurt them [​IMG]
     
  4. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

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    They are fine. Mine has shot up to 104-105 for a bit. I think it is constantly maintaining that temperature that does the harm.
     
  5. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    And I was panicing about 101 !!!
     

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