How bad do low temps affect hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lilaby Babys, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Lilaby Babys

    Lilaby Babys Out Of The Brooder

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    My temperature in the incubator has been fluctuating at least once a day, it can never stay the same temp. at one point it was 2 degrees lower for a couple hours, Have I endangered the eggs?
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    They will be fine.
     
  3. the chickentaco

    the chickentaco Just Hatched

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    Yup it's all good, my Orpington hen raised a successfull batch of 3 of 4 on her first try for chicks. even when she'd leave the nest for over ten minutes cooling in early April. Eggs and chicks are surprisingly hardy[​IMG]
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    That's a great picture
     
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