Incubator off for 5 hours, what are the chances of the eggs surviving?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by guinea fowl galore, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    I went out for around six hours and when I came home the incubator was off and the eggs were cold.
    so, would they still be alive or not.
     
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2009
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I bet they are fine. Just get it going again and expect the babies to be later than average.
     
  3. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    Thankyou, Just what I wanted to hear. [​IMG]
     
  4. bantyman

    bantyman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My power went out couple years back for 8 hours and just about all hatched They should be fine
     
  5. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Our power was out for 3 days last year & amazeingly had about 1/2 an incubator hatch! I was'nt expecting any!
     
  6. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    thanks guys,The eggs are back to the normal temperature now. I'll be candling tomorrow so hopefully everythings fine.
     
  7. bantyman

    bantyman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How far along are they?
     
  8. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    they're guinea fowl eggs and only at the begining, day 5.
     
  9. bantyman

    bantyman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont know ..anything..about guineas but if they are like chickens they should be alright Not late enough in the process to do a lot of harm Keep us up on what happens Be interesting to know

    Mike [​IMG]
     
  10. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    Quote:yes, I will be sure to keep you all updated.
     

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