How high is to high

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LebretonFarm, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. LebretonFarm

    LebretonFarm New Egg

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    Hi my incubator won't go under 39.7c makes it 103.46f and my humidity is holding at 65% I'm in day 18 are they going to be OK?
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    103 is right on that border. Do you have vents open/plugs out? Can you add a vent or two to the bator? Crack the lid open just slightly? What sort of bator are you using?
     
  3. LebretonFarm

    LebretonFarm New Egg

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    Thanks for the idea. I made the incubator out of a cooler. It has a glass view and vents and a pan for the humidity. Been holding at 68%..I was Abel to get the temp down to 38.8c makes it 102.2.By making more vents. But the big question are the eggs OK from being in that heat for about day?.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    It depends on what the temp inside the egg actually was. There's no way to know for sure. I wouldn't candle at this point in lockdown, I'd just give it a couple days to see if there is any action. I'll keep my fingers crossed that they all make it. [​IMG]
     
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