My broody freaked out and the eggs got very CHILLED

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Godiva, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they dead? I put them back in the incubator the moment I found them but they were already really cold. TEmp got down to about 58 last night. I really don't know how long she was off them.... we moved her to her own spot last night and I didn't think of putting her on her golf balls until she was settled [​IMG] so are the chicks dead? Has anyone else had this happen and still have survivers? Oh, they are on day 13 .... [​IMG] sight, how long should I wait before candling again? And what will I see if they are dead? I candled them just last night and they were doing so beautifully! Boo Hoo! Hard way to learn that lesson but not one I will forget now!
     
  2. trishok8

    trishok8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie did the same thing twice----I came home from work today, and they were all peeping. Try not to worry, they should be fine. Good luck!
     

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