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I thought I had killed them......

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by magikchick, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Well the weather here has gotten a little cooler and the temp in my bator fell to 97-98. So I turned it up a little before I went to bed last night. I woke up at midnight and got up to check it. The temp had gotton up to 105. I freeked, I just knew I had killed all my babies.

    It couldn't had been up that high for very long, I went to bed after 10. After that I was up most of the night keeping an eye on it.

    Got up this morning and candled them all 8 still have movement in them. I sure hope they are o.k.
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    What an upsetting thing to happen. Hope it turns out well. Karen
     
  3. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had a couple crazy spikes/drops as well, but everything turned out fine.
    Good luck! Keep us updated!
     
  4. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Well I checked them again when I got home from work and they look fine. Lots of movement. I'm on day 14 so cross your fingers for me.[​IMG]
     

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