Gosh darn it!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emmyeagle, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chirping

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    Set 5 eggs in my homemade incubator 2 weeks ago. Lost power on Monday while we were out. When I got home late, the eggs were cold. Temp in Bator dropped to 50 degrees. Power was off since early morning. Bummer. First time incubating. Cracked open one & little chickie was cold too. So sad. :( Power back on now. Gonna set some more & try again. :)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Next time that happens, continue on with the incubation. At that maximum low for that period, the eggs may very well have been viable.
     
  3. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chirping

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    Hopefully it won't happen again. Will remember your suggestion though should it happen again. Thanks!
     

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