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Aaargh!! Eggs gone cold... advice.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fingers crossed, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Fingers crossed

    Fingers crossed Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 6, 2009
    It seems we are not to have good luck yet to hatch eggs....

    We have 6 silkie eggs (were shipped to us) in the incubator which were set last Friday ( today is day 3). We were away from the house from 6pm last night and between then and now (4pm) the electric had gone off... we got home to cold eggs! Do you think its worth carrying on with the incubating or do you think they have now had it? This is our second try of incubating, our first was a non starter so its a bit frustrating to come home to this [​IMG]
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    There are a lot of variables, but I would keep going with them. Some people have hatched refrigerated eggs! It may delay the hatch by a day or two, but there is a good chance they will hatch, depending upon other conditions, of course.
    Good luck to you!
  3. Fingers crossed

    Fingers crossed Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 6, 2009
    Thank you.... thats what i needed to hear [​IMG] Time will tell i guess
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    yep, just give them extra time, I would keep going [​IMG]

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