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Anybody Else Going to be Incubating While Irene Visits??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jloeffler, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Northeast NC
    Arrgghh! I have eggs in the bator and eggs under a broody! I'm totally stuck as what to do since I have no generator. Bator eggs are even supposed to hatch this weekend. Thanks, just needed to vent. Advice wouldn't be ignored! [​IMG] [​IMG]. Maybe shell go away...[​IMG]
     
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    Quote:Hot water bottles?
    If you have a way to keep or get water hot fill bottles with hot water.Its the only low tech thing I can think of.Even bottles sitting in the sun will heat up water.
    I allways save food grade bottle to keep filled with water for emergancies anyway,like soda bottle or juice bottles ect ect...
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Are u located in Florida?
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    You make a good point, best to plan ahead. I have heard of people using things like disposable hand warmers, hot water bottles, all sorts of things that can provide a temporary solution and keep the eggs viable.
     
  5. Debbiesflocks

    Debbiesflocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could go buy your self a 12 volt to 110 volt power converter for your car. I think they are about $20 and will plug into your cig lighter or power port. I would just make sure i had a full tank of fuel and start the car ever so often to recharge the battery.
     
  6. DixieChickie

    DixieChickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 24 in the bator right now....with 6 of them to be in lockdown bator on the 30th. We also don't have a generator, however my neighbor does and kindly lets us run a chord over to it.
     
  7. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    oh no! You just made me think...I wish you the best of luck...what type of bator do you have? if it is small enough to wrap in blankets? run a hot hot shower in the bathroom and seal it off?

    I am in GA..I hope she doesn't hit us...
     

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