Can i expect egg temps to rise

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JimnJanet, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. JimnJanet

    JimnJanet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do to chickster activity in the bator when it's close to hatch date ?
    Oh yeah, i'm hatchin pheasant eggs.18 in a hovabator.
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Developing eggs radiate heat that infertile ones do not. When chicks start to hatch it effects the relative humidity in the incubator which will commonly cause temperature fluctuations in the small incubator.
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Yes they do . I find that the older the eggs get, it affects the temp and humidity.
     

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