O NO, power is out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lnfcef81, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. lnfcef81

    lnfcef81 Chirping

    May 21, 2010
    :barniemy power is out and will be out for about and hour, I have the incubator closed and sitting in the sun the temp is about 95 do you think my eggs will make it? They are at day 13, I have made it so far this time.[​IMG]
  2. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Don`t panic...and watch that direct sunlight as it can heat your bator up way too quick. We had a 3 hour power outage two hatches ago. It was during the night and I did not know so could not do anything....yikes when we woke up and the temp was 74 in there.
    We ended up having our first 100% hatch rate with those eggs. I would move the bator out of the sun if it is only going to be an hour and a half...or watch very closely.
    I am sure all will be just fine for that short time at 14 days (ours was at day 10).
  3. loopy12

    loopy12 Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    I would wrap a blanket or towel around it rather than risk the sun overheating it.
    I had a power outtage for 8.5 hours, temps dropped to about 80deg, the eggs were on day 3, 7 and 12, and they all did just fine, so [​IMG] you'll be just fine too!

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