aaaaaahhh help!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by stroudy36, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. stroudy36

    stroudy36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My electric went and eggs were cold couldn't see no movement inside egg does this mean chick dead or if it gets cold will chick movement lessen????
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    How long were the eggs cold? If they were completely cold for a while, unfortuantely they are probably dead.
     
  3. stroudy36

    stroudy36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My electric went for no longer than 4 hours so it enclosed so cool down time as well
     
  4. stroudy36

    stroudy36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will chick constant move
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    4 hours shouldn't hurt anything. This cool down will only delay the hatch somewhat. Just get everything back up and running and back to business as usual. You should still get a good hatch.

    Happy New Year!!
     
  6. stroudy36

    stroudy36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their is movement just yet from inside could this be from where it went cold . Wierd comparision but when I worked for a mealworm breeding firm when you cooled them it slowed their movement
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I also don't think 4 hours will hurt.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. stroudy36

    stroudy36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They at day 9 how long shall I leave before checking for movement again . And if not I suppose shut down power and dispose if not lucky. I'm panicking now. First time with a bator
     
  10. CrazyChookz

    CrazyChookz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, [​IMG] and have a happy 2015! I personally have never used an incubator before (hatching eggs will always be a job for a broody hen, to me) but I wish you luck!
     

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