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

    Aug 10, 2008
    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

    Apr 13, 2009
    spokane, wa
    aaaaw, thats great!
  3. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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