incubater 108degree

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kasey08, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    my incubater got to 108 degrees think they will live? only on day 5?
     
  2. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is an important day because they are growing their legs, wings and insides they may be deformed.
    How long was it at 108?
     
  3. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    idk its been going up to 102...it was in a really hot room so i moved it... should i just toss them?
     
  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Don't toss them! If it wasn't at 108 for very long they may be ok. It's too early to tell whether they will be ok or not, at least give them a few days to see if they're still growing.
     
  5. crossedwires

    crossedwires Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my honest opinion is dont hold out too much hope, repeated high temps for any lengh of time early on isnt going to do alot of good, and temps reaching a peak of 108!! but as said before dont toss them yet candle them and then sandle them in say 3-4 days time and make a decision then
     
  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    108 degrees is a little excessive. Candle in them in a few days and look for movement.
     
  7. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
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    As a new incubator mother, lol, I have had more errors than trials...but to make you feel better, I had a very similar situation happen in my last hatch. I realized the incubator was between 105-108 for a period of an hour or so, and thought the hatch would be shot. I was wrong, in a way, because out of 11 eggs, only three made it, but I am glad I didn't dispose of them all or I wouldn't have my 3 successes! Just try to observe it more closely and do what everyone else said about candling in a day or two to see if any are still alive. Don't feel bad...I tried to move my incubator on day 6 with 18 eggs IN IT (yes I am an idiot) and DROPPED IT!! (This is the current batch wherein I am still waiting on results, we're on day 19 today!) 6 eggs were immediately broken and so now I am just praying the remainder made it through the "earthquake"... These things happen...good luck!
     
  8. burquechick

    burquechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can easily start over, I would. But they may still be ok depending on how long your temp was high. Like everyone else said, it may just be better to wait a couple of days, then look for movement.
     
  9. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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  10. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    well thanks for the advice
     

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