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Incubator Temp

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chick-chick gal, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. chick-chick gal

    chick-chick gal Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had 6 eggs in a homemade incubator for 10 days and everything has been looking great. But I was tired last night and asked my husband to check the temp before bed and make sure it was at 100. Somehow he heard 110 :( so he adjusted it and the incubator was at 110 for about 6 hours. What are my chances of having a sucessful hatch now?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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  3. chick-chick gal

    chick-chick gal Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I'm so upset with myself for not doing it myself. Any recommendations on a good incubator I can purchase for hatching just a few eggs?
     
  4. song of joy

    song of joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Brinsea Mini-Advance is really nice. It incubates 7 eggs and has a automatic turner. Just be sure to calibrate it against 2 or 3 independent thermometers, as mine was off by 1 degree. This is necessary for any incubator.
     
  5. chick-chick gal

    chick-chick gal Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, thank you!
     

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