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incubator problem

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by heather454ss, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. heather454ss

    heather454ss Out Of The Brooder

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    yesterday was day 19 on incubating and for some reason my incubator went crazy and the temperature got up to 109. do you think they have died with that temperature?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    It depends on how long they were at that temperature. It is not a good thing, but it takes a while for the core temperature to go up. Some people still have good hatches after something like that happens and sometimes the eggs are cooked.

    I wish you luck! Don't totally give up hope.
     
  3. Buckeyes-R-Us

    Buckeyes-R-Us Out Of The Brooder

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    i'm with ridgerunner....wait and see what happens! i've had power outages, bator problems and still managed to get some eggs to hatch it really depends on the length of time the problem had to manifest itself into the developing chicks.

    Good luck,
     

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