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Just added eggs and incubator went cold

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shawnna, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. shawnna

    shawnna New Egg

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    I put in my eggs Friday in my Brinsea with cradler. The cradler was rocking so I didn't think much about it. I went to check the water level today (Tuesday) and it was partially unplugged, enough to stop power but note enough to be noticed as I walk by. I suspect my cat Stinky to be the culprit. I don't know how long they have been cold. Should I try to salvage? If so, when do I stop turning ect. I have 12 silkie 8 black copper maran and 8 blue ameracana eggs in there so I really don't want to lose them. Thanks all!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    I would try to salvage, especially if you don't know how long they were unplugged. I'd say give it a go, and candle in a day or two to see how they're doing.
     

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