Lost power because of ice storm-incubator off 16 hours-lost cause???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by offtheleash, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. offtheleash

    offtheleash Out Of The Brooder

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    I had 5 eggs in the incubator, one with a hatch date of 1-29.

    We lost power yesterday because of bad ice storm, so incubator was off for 16 hours!

    Is this a lost cause? I've had it on since the power came back on.

    Greatly appreciate any advice!
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't speak for incubators, but I had a broody hen leave eggs for a full 24 hours once. They still hatched, but about a day late. If I had to guess I'd think the same will happen for your eggs. Keep it going and see how it goes!

    Good luck and keep us posted!
     
  3. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be fine.
     

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