Help! Overheated incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chooksrule, Oct 23, 2016.

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  1. chooksrule

    chooksrule New Egg

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    Checked my incubator this morning, normal temperature. Checked it now and it was at 44°! I'm using a janoel-12, and turns out all the water had evaporated. I don't know how long they were at that temperature, mind today was a 34° day where I live. Do these eggs have any chance?...
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Sorry for the circumstances. Wow, that's very high, and embryos are far more susceptible to death from overheating than from chilling. In reality it depends upon how long they were at that temperature. Good luck.
     
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  3. Roseyroberts

    Roseyroberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hatch temp rose to 110 over night during incubation.. They are hatching today. I didn't think they would.
     
  4. chooksrule

    chooksrule New Egg

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    This is a candled egg a few hours after I found out, i can't see any movement and I've Left them in there to wait for progress - temp was fine today.
    Sorry photo was off snapchat
     

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