98 overnight,

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by StandardLover, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. StandardLover

    StandardLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our bator dropped to 98 overnight, reading 97.8 with the digital. Is this considered a drop? Will my eggs be okay? They have been in there since the 4th and some the 9th. Thank you.
     
  2. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They most likely will be o.k as it takes time for the the internal temp of the egg to drop. If it was at that temp for a long time you may lose some of the eggs or it may delay your hatch by a day or two. Good Luck!
     
  3. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps




    I've had mine drop much lower than that without a problem! My understanding is that 97 to 101 is in the very safe range.
     

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