Incubator temp. varies

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Rock Wyandotte, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Rock Wyandotte

    Rock Wyandotte Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2009
    Newbury, Vermont
    To all the goose egg hatchers out there, I could use your help and suggestions. I have 4 Pilgrim eggs in my home made incubator and they are on day 12 today. I candled them last night and there is a lot of life and movement in 3 of them. (I'm pretty sure the 4th has expired.) I really want to see these three babies make it. My home made Gopher-Bator (from the BYC contest) is doing pretty well but the temps fluctuate from 97 to 101. It is often at 99 or 100 but the water-heater thermostat is just not that sensitive, I guess. I tried a digital home thermostat but they aren't programed to be set that high (they won't let you do it). Will my goslings survive like this??? they've made it this far and I know we've still got a ways to go.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2009

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