Electricity was out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantymama, May 7, 2007.

  1. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are on day 15 and the electricity was out for an hour last night. Will it have hurt my eggs in the bators. I wrapped towels around them to help keep the heat in and the lowest it got was 80 degrees.
     
  2. Arklady

    Arklady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be alright!

    good luck

    Arklady
     
  3. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Yes, I'm sure they'll be ok. As the eggs cool, incubation slows down, but as they warm up again, incubation resumes. So, they could possibly hatch a little late, but doubtfully since the change was so small.
     
  4. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I could not sleep last night i was so worried. They should hatch on Mothers day. They are Mille Fluers. I have 7 egss in there and Ruby laid 8 more and has been setting on them for about 5 days. I'll let you know what happens.
     
  5. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The should be just fine. Just think about in nature, the hen has to get up sometimes to eat and such.
    I know how much worry it can cause though. I've got 16 eggs in mine (15 bantam and 1 bantam/standard mix) and i'm constantly checking everything.
     

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