Incubation Nighmare

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jgell, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. jgell

    jgell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 23, 2010
    We decided to hatch some of my duck eggs in two of our biology classrooms, I teach chemistry, this year. Two seperate rooms each with one incubator to increase our odds. First round was due to hatch on Wednesday. Saturday the power went out at school for no good reason. There was no storm and there was no strong winds. Power was out for about 14 hours. There is some chripping going on in the incubators so some of the older ones might be okay. What do you think about the ones that have 1-2 weeks left on their incubation? Any chance they are okay?
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Sure, its not a super great chance but its ok.

    Incubators lose heat slowly, especially with eggs in them and unopened.

    It would be like a Duck-drake argument over who turn it is to set... or if the weather suddenly went north on a set of eggs even under the duck.

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