Ambient Temps Enough to Start Incubation?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Shepicca, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Shepicca

    Shepicca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My peahen has 4 eggs in her house but has not decided to set yet. The temperatures are supposed to be upwards of 92F for the next couple days, will this start the incubation process? Not sure I should take them away and put them under a hen or leave them with her, I really want them to hatch. It would be nice for her to do it but I don't want to lose them.
    thoughts?

    Irene
     
  2. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be ok at those temps. Normally, the incubation process starts when the egg temp gets to 99-100 for 12hrs straight, after 12 hours of setting or incubation is the point of no return for us,[​IMG].

    Gerald Barker
     

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