incubator was unplugged and temp droped please help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by floridachickhatcher, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my nephew unplugged my incubator the other day i was checking on my eggs its 9:45 and i look in and see the temp is 71 degrees i start to freak and im feeling the eggs they are ice cold and i put them in on the 15th and 16th shall i throw them out or is there a chance they can be saved??
     
  2. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    Plug it back in and give them a chance. My dog unplugged mine for a few hours and I just hatched 19 out of 22 that went into lockdown. So there is always hope. Let them go, and candle in a few days to see whats going on.
     
  3. deako

    deako New Egg

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    dont throw them out i think you will be in with a chance

    deako
     
  4. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:how old is your nephew? Maybe tell him about the importance of the incubator and how it helps hatch out the chicks, or, if he is not interested keep him away in future. I am very wary when I have incubators online....
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    They will be fine. Might hatch a half day later.
     
  6. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Give it a go! And let us know how it worked out! GL
     

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