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

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    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 Dark Sider Premium Member

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    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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