Had to move eggs!! will they be ok ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kittykat2003uk, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Next set of Silver Spangled Hamburgh babies on the way.
    I hope they will be ok as my OH had them at his house (he is working away atm) and he got taken ill on Monday, and these are due on friday. So i had to bring them down to me. I unplugged bator put in the car covered it with blankets, up'ed the heating in the car to 32C and drove!! (sweating like mad i was!)
    They were in the back of the car for about an hour and a half. Will they be ok ?
     
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  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think so they can usually hold their own temp a bit by now [​IMG]
     
  3. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    Dont worry as at this later stage of incubation they should be fine [​IMG]
     
  4. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well 34 have hatched, I candled the rest there were a few that died early on and one died a couple of days ago, must have been coz of the move. The remaining 3 i candled and they looked stuck and they were very dry i am struggling to get the humidity up so have put in a wet sponge etc. I opened them up slightly and put small drops of water down the sides. [​IMG] put em back in the bator to try and do the rest themselves.
     
  5. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great news and good luck with the others [​IMG]
     
  6. kittykat2003uk

    kittykat2003uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well we had 37 Silver Spangled Hamburghs hatch out fine he put 42 in the bator, 3 died early on 1 was infertile and 1 died a couple of days before hatch but 37 made it and touch wood are ok... Not the ideal place for chicks in cages... lol but they happy. here they are
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    And these are the 7 i had to bring back they are about 9 days old now. 2 Silver spangled Hamburghs and 5 Silver Spangled Appenzeller's but i think they messed up coz looks like we have a gold one in there [​IMG]

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    Anyone wanna buy some? [​IMG]
     
  7. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some lovely fluffy butts there well done you [​IMG]
     

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