May have lost all the eggs in my incubator....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 1hotmoma, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. 1hotmoma

    1hotmoma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Things have been great in the incubator until just a little bit ago. I just came in to check on the temp and humidity and I found the eggs cold. The temp was 70. The incubator plug was just hanging out of the outlet. I quickly plugged it back in. I hope I didn't lose any babies but I bet I did..I was so looking forward to new babies next week.. We were at day 9 for the chicken eggs and day 10 for the turkey eggs...
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I'm willing to bet that your eggs will be fine. Far better off chilled than overheated. Depending upon how long the incubator was 'non-functional' there may be a delayed hatch date. Do not give up hope.
     
  3. 1hotmoma

    1hotmoma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for responding. Late last night we candled them and saw some movement. The temp is back to normal and the humidity is fine as well. I am so relieved. I figure they might take longer to begin hatching.
     

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