103.5 Temp???

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

  1. yanmar1610d

    yanmar1610d Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 8, 2010
    Hinesville, GA
    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

    Nov 16, 2010
    West centeral Maryland
    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

    Jun 16, 2010
    Your eggs are fine. 103 F is not going to hurt them [​IMG]
  4. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    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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