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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tripp16, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Songster

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Ok everyone!! I am on lockdown day 19 and a thunderstorm is coming up on us and the lights in my house are flickering!! If the power goes out the incubator will shut off (Of course!) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    What should I do!! I have to go church in about 20 minutes if I leave and the power goes out [​IMG] !!!

    I cannot lose these chicks! I have waited soooo long! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Any advice is appreciated!!! [​IMG]

  2. clairabean

    clairabean Songster

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    DO NOT open the bator. NO matter what. If the power goes out wrap a blanket around the whole thing. Maybe a few if you are cold. No need to freak out if it is only off for a few hours. But DO NOT open the lid. It will maintain heat.

    Relax. Go to church and pray. [​IMG]
  3. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Songster

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Quote:Ok.... Umm and guess what...... I HAVE A EGG MOVING ON DAY 19!!!!!!!!! I am about to freak out! [​IMG]
  4. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    Meh. Power outages for a few hours only delay hatches... The only time for worry is if the power stays off for over 24 hours. [​IMG]
  5. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Songster

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Quote:Ok. Well I'm at church now praying that when I get home I will have power!!
  6. ucleggs

    ucleggs In the Brooder

    Aug 12, 2011
    los ángeles

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