electricity went out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by A.J.'s, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. A.J.'s

    A.J.'s Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 11, 2008
    i set 2 dozen eggs on the 10th then on the 12th our electricity went out for 5 hours.. the temp went down to 75 degrees in the incubator.
    I candled the eggs that night and saw blood veins and i candled them again last night 15th.. i saw a dark spot on many of them but no movement but it did appear to be growth.
    do you think this would have killed them ? i have several that appear to be just yolk..
  2. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2008
    Zeeland Michigan
    I think they will be OK.
  3. tofuranch

    tofuranch What Came First????

    Dec 11, 2008
    I have had the electric go out, the eggs are often just fine, it just takes them longer to hatch. I don't do anything special I just leave them in the incubator longer.
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    All it did was add a day to your hatching date.
  5. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2009
    Corning OH
    I lost my power too. I candle my eggs a little while ago and had 12 out of 12 with veins and 9 with movement. The 3 I didn't see movement are green so it is very had to tell. The temp in my incubator was 75 also. I think that they are unaffected.

    Good luck with your hatch.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009

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