Hard boiled???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by coltssuperbowl83, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Checked the temp of my bator this morning and it was at 105.5!!! [​IMG] Will the eggs be ok?? i have it back to where it should be but it was probably like that for about 5-6 hours. What do you think. I just put them in last night so still on day 1.
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Yikes.

    I have not had a spike like that (that I know about) so am no expert BUT I would give them till day 7 to 10 before candling and giving up on them.


    Do you know what might have caused the spike?


    Just a couple things I can think of:
    Did you let the bator run for a couple days before setting the eggs? Also, once you put the eggs in - do not touch the temp adjustment - cause it takes up to 24 hours for the eggs to get to incubation temps.
     
  3. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep.. I would do the same.. I have seen high spikes, so hopefully you caught it in time...

    Is this your first hatch?
     
  4. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it was running for the past month..... i took the bad eggs out of my hatch cleaned it out and put the new ones in..... i didn't turn it off. I have no idea what could cause the spike. I did go from having 7 eggs incubating to 38???? Would that do it with the added eggs? If it take 24 hours for the eggs to get to incubation temp then i should still be ok right? It may have just sped that up a bit?? It was only a couple of hours so i hope so.......[​IMG]
     
  5. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2nd hatch. First one went fine on temp/humidity. No spike or anything.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Spikes at the beginning and the end make no difference at all. Don't worry. They are fine.
     
  7. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Spikes at the beginning and the end make no difference at all. Don't worry. They are fine.

    I love hearing that. that makes me feel so much better. [​IMG]
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Spikes at the beginning and the end make no difference at all. Don't worry. They are fine.

    I love hearing that. that makes me feel so much better. [​IMG]

    Good. [​IMG] You will have some fluffy butts in less than a month!
     

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