My Egg Turner Got Un Plugged

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  1. SouthernMDChick

    SouthernMDChick Hatching

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    I just realized my egg turner got unplugged. I don't know for how long or how. Whats the chance that my eggs will still hatch?
     

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    Don't worry, the turner getting uplugged for a day or a couple of days even likely isn't going to impact their hatching at all :)
     
  3. SouthernMDChick

    SouthernMDChick Hatching

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    Thank you I have been worried all day I just realized it was unplugged and I have not been having much luck with this hatching thing
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    Yep, it takes some practice, especially if you don't have a 'set and forget' type of incubator. What are you hatching?
     

  5. SouthernMDChick

    SouthernMDChick Hatching

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    Lavender Orpingtons I had a still air incubator and only 14 out of 41 eggs hatched about 3 weeks ago.

    I got a new incubator with the fan for Valentines Day and was so excited and then realized the egg turner was un pluged I was hart broken
     
  6. WVduckchick

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    What day are you on?
     
  7. Spottie

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    What is an air incubator?
     

  8. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    A still air incubator is one that doesn't have a fan. An incubator with a fan is called a forced air incubator. The fan circulates the air and keeps everything a nice, even temperature. With a still air incubator this doesn't happen so you incubate at a different temperature than you do with a forced air incubator and you have to be on alert for pockets of different temperatures in different places of the incubator.
     
  9. Spottie

    Spottie Hatching

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    Thanks for the info.
     

  10. SouthernMDChick

    SouthernMDChick Hatching

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    I set my eggs on Friday February 20th so its been 10 Days and they are in a forced Air Incubator this time.
     

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