Lightbulb burned out! HELP!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BackyardMix, May 18, 2011.

  1. BackyardMix

    BackyardMix Out Of The Brooder

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    The lightbulb in my homemade incubator burned out sometime during the night. The eggs are cold. Can I transfer them to my other incubator or are they already gone?
     
  2. pinkado

    pinkado Out Of The Brooder

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    first, what kind of eggs
    second, how long are they cold do you think?
    how many days along are you


    i had duck eggs, and the electricity went, and they were cold for like 8 hours, but i got heat on them, and they made it
    i have heard it said that at arounf 17 day into incubation they can produce there own bit of heat
    try it, put themin a warm incubator, and check in a day or so who made it
     
  3. natchlaly

    natchlaly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I had my fuse box trip out while I was at work yesterday and when I got home my eggs were also cold and the bator was at 69 degrees. I sorted the power out and heated the eggs back up again- we are on day 11 - and left them for a few hours. Before I went to bed I candled 5 of the eggs and saw movement in all of them so I would not panic just yet [​IMG]
     
  4. BackyardMix

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    Quote:I had my fuse box trip out while I was at work yesterday and when I got home my eggs were also cold and the bator was at 69 degrees. I sorted the power out and heated the eggs back up again- we are on day 11 - and left them for a few hours. Before I went to bed I candled 5 of the eggs and saw movement in all of them so I would not panic just yet [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  5. BackyardMix

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    Anyone else?
     
  6. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    put a new light in the bator and send them on their way. They'll be fine.
     

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