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Eeek. 110 degrees!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MyNameIs86, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I just decided to go check on the eggs in the incubator and the heat. It was up to 110 or so! So I opened it for a few minutes to let out the heat. and lowered the temperature.

    The incubator was at a steady 100 degrees until now w/o touching anything. and i'm curious to why it suddenly went up to 110?
    anybody?

    also i am just incubating 1 dozen eggs and placed them on the first two racks. Does it matter where you put the eggs in the incubator if you aren't doing that many eggs? I probably should have asked this prior. lol.
     
  2. meshellrose

    meshellrose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yikes..mine did that the other day, our outside temps went up which I have no idea why that would affect an incubator that is in the house, but it did. the one went up to 106..the other stayed at 100.5
     
  3. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe sun shineing thru window on it .Suspect thermostat...cva34
     
  4. meshellrose

    meshellrose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I personally suspect a kid messing with the buttons is what happened to mine
     
  5. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My incubator dropped all the way down to seventy degrees all the sudden right after I put in brahma eggs.I wanted to beat my head in[​IMG]. Later that day i called in and complained to the company and they told me to send it back. Hopefully I get it back before I'm ready to put more eggs in.
     
  6. wowmanacat

    wowmanacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had that happen my first hatch and still had a good hatch rate. I am having trouble with my brooder keep s good temp with the outside temp going hay wire.
     

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