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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by russ_t, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. russ_t

    russ_t In the Brooder

    Jan 6, 2009
    Taylor, Texas
    I have 15 americuana eggs in the incubator. They were on day 9 when the switch on the power strip got switched off. I noticed it almost a day later. It was 80 degrees here today, but cooler last night.

    I have read posts of eggs that were later on in their incubation being lost. Is there hope since it was earlier in gestation? When should I start to see movement if there are still alive?

    I candled them Monday night (day 8) and it looked like 10 of 15 were developing.

    Thanks for your help, Russ

  2. PQ

    PQ Songster

    Feb 5, 2009
    Platina, Ca.
    We had a power outage here we desided to keep them going after the power came back on they where about 5 or 6 days along we had 4 hatch and they are the sweetest maran and sizzle and silkie chicks ever! Yes we lost alot but 4 is better then none! Good luck!

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