did i freeze them

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by waw, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. waw

    waw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my incubator got down to about 90 degrees this morning then probaly shot up to 101 for about 9 hours will they be ok if i get the temp stabilized
     
  2. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure they will be fine. The broody hen will get off the nest to eat/drink/eliminate so obviously the temp of the eggs would drop while she is doing that, so yours will probably be alright with the drop. I had a drop like that the other day when my dumb lightbulb burnt out in my incubator, they are still kicking around.
     
  3. waw

    waw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am using an incubator by the way
     
  4. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was using the broody hen as a reference to how when she gets off the nest the egg temp drops while she is meandering about. I gathered the fact that you were using an incubator [​IMG].
     
  5. waw

    waw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok
    My eggs have. Even at 95 degrees all day today and just came back to normal temp they Are on day 5 and 6 today will they be ok and also how do I keep my incubator temp stable

    Thanks
     
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  6. Squawkbox

    Squawkbox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what kind of incubator you are using, but i'm using a homemade one and mine went from 94 to 107..it's brutal. I have it stabilized (finally) at about 101 (still air). I got it that way when my bulb burnt out, didn't have an extra (dumb, going to get more asap) and had to stick in an oven lightbulb. Works like a charm and has been stable for over a day!!
    Hope you work out the kinks in yours.

     
  7. waw

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    thanks
     

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