Incubator set at 90, any chance of a hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TeamChaos, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. TeamChaos

    TeamChaos Songster

    Nov 8, 2009
    Hi there,
    my daughter set some of her banty eggs and I didn't double check the thermometer until Monday (when the eggs were due to hatch and there was no action). Unfortunately she was reading the wrong line and instead of being at 99, the temp was holding steady at 90. Is there any chance the eggs will hatch? If so, how late would you guess they will be? Thanks so much!
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Have you candled the eggs to look for movement?
    Short term drops in temp are not too bad but over a prolonged period could have caused more serious issues. My advice would be to candle and see what is happening.
  3. Free Feather

    Free Feather Songster

    Are you saying it has been like that this whole time?
  4. Loc20chick

    Loc20chick Songster

    Jan 29, 2014
    Eastern Shore MD

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