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incubator crashed temp dropped to 80.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by borntoride, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. borntoride

    borntoride Chirping

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    Should i just give up on them or try and help them out and if they are alive get them into brooder
     

  2. cashdl

    cashdl Songster

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    So is your incubator not working at all or did the temp just drop. I would never give up till day 25, you would be amazed at how resilient eggs and chicks are.

    Lanae
     
  3. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

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    Temp under a brooder lamp gets real hot - real fast if light is too close to chicks or eggs. If you do pull to put them under it don't walk away until you are 100% sure temp is OK and not too hot. Good Luck hope they hatch for you.
     

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