Lost cause?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cozycritters, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. cozycritters

    cozycritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apparently my four year old unplugged the incubator yesterday morning when he vacuumed his bedroom (I know, he's awesome, right?) It was probably unplugged for about six hours, but the lowest temp it got was about 70 degrees (when I discovered it).


    These were muscovy duck eggs on day 5. Is it a lost cause?
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    It aint over till its over , never give up on eggs they can surprise you , they may just be fine.
     
  3. momof247371

    momof247371 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they will be fine.. keep goin..candle them in a week or two, if their bad ,chuck em, but your not hurting anything by leaving them in there!
     
  4. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

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    Thats right, dont give up!
     
  5. RHewitt

    RHewitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree don't give up.[​IMG]
     
  6. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know anything about hatching ducks, but don't forget the internal temperature of the egg takes a while to cool down to the ambient temperature. Keep 'em going!!!!
    Good Luck! [​IMG]
     

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