Can an incubator be damaged by cold temps in transit?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by donkeycong2, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. donkeycong2

    donkeycong2 New Egg

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    I just order a Genesis 1588 Hova Bator last night, and I'm wondering whether the below freezing temps in my area will damage the incubator in any way on its way here. I live in Chicago and its been in the teens, should I be concerned, or am I just being paranoid? Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. PinkFlamingoFrm

    PinkFlamingoFrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you are fine. Its just the same as any electrical device. People ship phones, computers, etc through the mail in the winter with no problems. I would think it would have to get really cold..like in the -'s to hurt anything like that.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree with the above. I had a new oven delivered in sub freezing temps, it works just fine. Same with electronics.
     
  4. donkeycong2

    donkeycong2 New Egg

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    Thats true, I've just had bad luck with incubators so far. I ordered a mini eco in November and after only 1 hatch the thermostat broke, so hopefully this time i'll have a little more luck [​IMG]
     

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