Eggs at 87% humidity and 89.6 degrees?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by molly1chickens, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. molly1chickens

    molly1chickens Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 13, 2016
    My friend had a incubator malfunction and has kept her chicken eggs at 86.6 degrees fahrenheit and 87% humidity for their first week. I told her this was lethal to her eggs and she should start again as her eggs are probably all dead. Is this correct or is there a small change or survival or something?
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    At 86.6 degrees they likely didn't start to develop at all. You can have her candle to check to be sure but chances are the eggs never heated up to start growing.

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