Fried and dried eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CinnamonQueen12, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. CinnamonQueen12

    CinnamonQueen12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I woke up this morning, the temp in my incubator was 104 and the humidy was 29%. I don't know how long it was like that but I know it started after midnight! Does anyone know if this temp and humidity would have a big effect on the growing embryos? This is only the second day of incubation.
     
  2. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you will be fine. Adjust and keep going
     
  3. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be ok. Candle them around day 7 and see whats going on inside.
     
  4. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your humidity is fine and your eggs shouldn't suffer from the temp; they are still heating up internally. Good luck on your hatch!
     
  5. lovemesomeorps

    lovemesomeorps New Egg

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    I did that and mine were fine! Well until now... I am just waiting! We are at day 20!!
     
  6. CinnamonQueen12

    CinnamonQueen12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well good luck! And another problem! Humidity went up to 70% for about half an hour. Is that super bad? I built this incubator out of a styrofoam incubator, sweater heater thermostat, and a led computer fan. I used a huge clunky accurite thermometer/hygrometer, but I'm not so sure how accurate those things are. Now I'm using an accurite thermometer with a probe and a reptile hygrometer. Can anyone suggest any brands of accurate thermometers/hygrometers?
     
  7. CinnamonQueen12

    CinnamonQueen12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the absolute highest that the humidity should go on day 2?
     
  8. redhen689

    redhen689 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The average humidity is what is important. If it drops too low for a day, that's okay, if it goes too high it's okay too.
    An accurate temperature is much more critical than humidity at this point in the game.
    I have three thermometers in with my eggs.
     
  9. CinnamonQueen12

    CinnamonQueen12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What brand of thermometers are you using, becuase I have one that I thought was accurate, but it turns out that its like 2 or 3 degrees off.
     
  10. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had my incubator go up to 106* on about day 2. Today, it is day 15, and they are just fine. So I think you will be okay. Just keep an eye on the temperature and make sure it doesn't get that high again. Good Luck :D
     

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