Eggs got cold, NEED ADVICE!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Alicia G, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to clean my bator after I had an egg explode, so I put the eggs in my dry Sauna, set to 99-100. I had to go for a few hours and I CLEARLY instructed my adult aged brother to check every 20-30 minutes. So I came back home and the Sauna is COLD. It turns off after 1 hour so you need to reset it, but he never even checked the eggs once! They were cold, and there were ducklings hatching out in a large container(to keep the humidity out of the rest of the sauna). Is there any chance for them? I put them in the bator which is now clean and warmed to temp, but I fear it may be too late. PLEASE I NEED ADVICE! [​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    I think you might be ok here. I have never had a power loss while incubating eggs, or any other issues with no heat in the bator, however I remember reading somewhere that sometimes even if eggs went cool, they can still go on to hatch even if they were cool for 12 hours.

    So I would keep the incubator running and keep those fingers crossed! [​IMG]
     
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  3. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I can hear some peeping coming from the bator, so I am keeping my fingers crossed! [​IMG]
     

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