COLD Incubator after day and 3 1/2 hrs loss of electric.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LoveMyBirds, May 15, 2009.

  1. LoveMyBirds

    LoveMyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanted to share this with you all.. I have read a few questions concerning being cold or low temps etc..

    We are having storms rolling thru our state (MO) which have been creating problems for my INCs..

    Anyway I had 3 Hovas' up with lots of eggs.. One was to hatch May 14, yesterday.. One week before the hatch date the storm caused outage for one day and 3 1/2 hrs. Well, of course I thought possibly I had lost them since the temps got down to 69 degrees, even with a thick piece of sponge on top of eggs ..

    Wed. Night after I got home from my son's house, I had 2 little chicks or turkeys.. can't remember which.. Today I have 10 turkeys and 3 chicks so far.. 3 more pipping..

    So should anyone have a cold period do NOT toss your eggs, you might get a surprise like I did...

    So far so good... Now if my other 2 incubators produce, then I'll be happy....
     
  2. mamanaturale

    mamanaturale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aaaaw, thats great!
     
  3. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Way cool, keep us posted.
     

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