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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ByrdFeathers, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. ByrdFeathers

    ByrdFeathers Songster

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    When I got home from work yesterday power had been off for about 4 hours then it took 2 and a half more hours for it to come back on. This was on day 3 of the incubation. Did that hurt anything or should they still be fine?
     
  2. Rose Quartz

    Rose Quartz Crossing the Road

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    Hard to say. I would candle them now and again in a few days to see if tgeres any change. Most likely it will be a delayed hatch. Cold isnt as bad as hot.
     
  3. ByrdFeathers

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    Yea not sure if I will see anything on candling I checked it the night before and they are brown eggs couldn't really see anything. I read several forums that said not to candle until day 10 so I was going to wait. Thanks for your input it makes me feel a little better.
     
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  4. Rose Quartz

    Rose Quartz Crossing the Road

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    yep you can wait to day 10. depending on how dark brown you might not see anything except maybe that they're darker if they are growing. good luck :)
     
  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Should be fine. Please read Hatching Eggs 101 in the learning center. This one resource will answer all such questions before you even think to ask them, or even face a questionable issue during your incubation. Should be required reading before any one is allowed to touch an incubator plug.
     
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  6. ByrdFeathers

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    I appreciate the response, but do you realize how long it would take to read all the important post. I am working my way through them, was simply trying to get a quick answer to an unexpected problem.
     

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