Homemade incubator got too hot

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BrazilianChick, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. BrazilianChick

    BrazilianChick In the Brooder

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    When i went to check the eggs on my homemade incubator they were reeeeeaaalyy hot (over 40C), is there any hope for them? How many degrees is too much for the egg to survive? Should I throw them away or keep them in the incubator? Thanks
     
  2. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    How long was it in that temperature? And was the humidity also high. They might survive if not for long, Some chicks hatches on those temps in hot countries.
     
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  3. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

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    I'd keep them in until you are sure one way or the other. You should be able to candle in a few days and see if you can still see veins or not. If it was only for a brief time and the internal temperature of the eggs didn't reach the same temperature as the air in the incubator they should still be ok.
     
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  4. BrazilianChick

    BrazilianChick In the Brooder

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    It wasn't even fertile, thanks for the help though :)
     
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  5. BrazilianChick

    BrazilianChick In the Brooder

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    The egg wasn't even fertile but thanks for the help
     
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