HELP!!! OH NO!!!!!!! Incubator shut off!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DeeThomas, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. DeeThomas

    DeeThomas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last night my incubator shut off. for about 8 hours making my eggs cold. Do you think they will live? [​IMG]: [​IMG]: [​IMG]: [​IMG]: [​IMG]: [​IMG]: [​IMG]:
     
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  2. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had this happen with my BC Marans eggs and Ameraucana eggs.... I ended up with my best hatch ever that time.
     
  3. DeeThomas

    DeeThomas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So there is hope.....?
     
  4. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry that wasnt clear enough... Yes, there is hope. My bator was off for 8 hours and the temp in the bator was in the 70's. All the eggs were cold. I turned the bator on and hoped for the best. I candled them 2 days later and all of the embryos were alive and moving. They hatched out fine and are 5 or 6 weeks old now.
     
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  5. new-roo

    new-roo Scrambled

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    turn it back on and hope for the best, think of it as a broodie getting off the nest and not returning as she should, it happens, and they still have good hatches.
     
  6. DeeThomas

    DeeThomas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope.....
     
  7. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    There is hope. We had a power failure for 7 1/2 hours and then it took another 2 hours to get it back to temp. We did have losses but we had a lot hatch. Good hatching vibes headed your way [​IMG]
     
  8. DeeThomas

    DeeThomas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW they are ducks
     
  9. hippie

    hippie Out Of The Brooder

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    mine has done the same thing and i still had a decent hatch. whisper into the incubator "sorry, mommy got tied up at a long board meeting with a prospective client."
     
  10. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Quote:We have turkeys pipping in there right now so I have hope for your little duckies. We had a staggered hatch with several breeds.
     

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