Day 8 of eggs being in the incubator and the power went out!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dmdhart, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. dmdhart

    dmdhart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know whether to pitch these eggs or not. The power went out yesterday evening or 4 different occasions.(all in a 7 hour period) The temp on one of those times dropped to 87. The temperature has been stable since this morning. Are these eggs done for?
     
  2. birdluver

    birdluver Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a power outage also. I just left my eggs in and the next night I candled them. They all were still moving so I think they are ok. I suggest candleing them before you thro them out. Good luck and tells us what you see.
     
  3. supadave

    supadave Out Of The Brooder

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    temp got down to 92 in mine and i still got a 75% hatch. you'll probably be ok.
     

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