Bator temp dropped to 80!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by suenrob, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Just checked on the bator and found it unplugged!!!!!!!
    Temp dropped to 80 and humidity is up to 80!!!!! Not sure how long its been off, last i checked was last night and it was fine so it must have happened during the night orearly this morning.I am on day 13, will they be ok??????????? I am sooooooo upset [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2008
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    They should still do's okay....Just get your temps back up.....
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ

    I had that happen with my buff orp eggs last yr. They should be fine. Mine was off for more then 8 hours to. I had a good hatch. I hope everything is ok and let us know on day 19 if there are pips, peeps, or shakes [​IMG]

    edited: stupid typos
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2008
  4. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    I'm glad to hear the reassurance-mine was at 97.1 this morning and I was worried to. It's good to know that even if the bator really dropped we can still get some chicks. [​IMG]
  5. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Thanks fro the reasurance everyone!!! Temp is back to 100 and humidity is a t 50. Chicks are due on the 27th, so we will see.[​IMG]

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