grrrr kids messed with the temp on incbator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hdowden, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    my kids messed with the temp on the incubator it was 103!!! turned it down a bit and it sat at 97 all night grrr candled some eggs and they are still moving and looking good. still trying to get temp right again
     
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    How long do you think it was at 103?
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    not that long maybe like 20 mins i have 2 therm. so it didnt take long to catch it as i am constantly looking and checking temps. he got curious and touched when he shouldnt have hes only 3 and a good climber lol
     
  4. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

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    My 5 year old grandson took 6 eggs from the counter and set them in the incubator all by his self I didnt find out till 3 days later. he did everything just like i've showed him so hopefuly they hatch.Kids are way smarter then most adults think.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    yes they are mine will be on day 10 friday [​IMG] so eggcited this is my first hatch ever. hoping for a good one and want to hatch more at a later date in the spring
     
  6. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    It should be fine.
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i hope i'm trying to get it back to the 99-100 that it was stable at its driving me crazy since this is my first hatch and these are delacate (to me at least) eggs that i ordered
     
  8. cmom

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    Keep the faith... One of my incubators went down to 93 the one day because of a power outage. When the power came back on one of the incubators went up to 115. Another time on our coldest night I lost power, I was 2 weeks into incubation. The temp in the incubator was 78 degrees when I discovered it. I put the incubator on a battery pack with an inverter and brought the temp back up. I was really worried but I still had good hatches.
     

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