Help pleasee

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by forgod, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. forgod

    forgod Hatching

    8
    0
    7
    Oct 27, 2009
    My friend placed 27 chicken eggs in his incubator about 1 hour ago. Is it normal for the temp to still be at 90 degress a hour later i heard the eggs need to absord heat at first. Help
     

  2. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

    Jul 11, 2008
    Winter Haven, FL
    Ok, you want to get that up to (with fan 99-100*) (without fan 100-101)
    Humdity 40-50% day 1-18 lockdown 60%

    They are ok, just get the temp up! Better lower than higher like mone that spiked at 107 [​IMG]
     
  3. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    3,701
    18
    236
    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Yes. give it time to warm the eggs up. It'll be fine.
     
  4. forgod

    forgod Hatching

    8
    0
    7
    Oct 27, 2009
    Thanks for the help everyone GOD BLESS YOU!
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    33,182
    2,380
    551
    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    [​IMG]
     

  6. forgod

    forgod Hatching

    8
    0
    7
    Oct 27, 2009
    One more thing. its still at 92ish how much longer till it 100?
     
  7. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    3,701
    18
    236
    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    The question is, did your friend have the temperature stabilized before putting the eggs in? if so, leave the eggs until morning before adjusting, it should stabilize at the same place. If she didn't stabilize first, then I would still wait until morning, then increase very slowly so you don't have a spike.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by