OMG! I accidently unplugged to incubator for 2-3 hours!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by littlebanty, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. littlebanty

    littlebanty Songster

    I just went to check on my duck eggs and realized I unplugged both plugs and didnt realize it! Earlier I unplugged the toaster and didnt realize I did both! Its been 2-3 hours down on 80. I just plugged it back in. WHats the chance they will be ok? I feel so bad...on top of stupid.
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2008
  2. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Songster

    Oct 19, 2007
    Newton, NC
    Don't fret over it, I had the lightbulb in mine go out for who knows how long, and still had a hatch. Good luck
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    Don't worry, in the wild (or my backyard to be exact) my silkie hen just had a 100% hatch on the eggs under her and she got up for sometimes up to 45 minutes while the eggs just sat in the cold. Your hatch will be fine I'm sure, so happy hatching and good luck! [​IMG]
  4. slyfoxpeeps

    slyfoxpeeps Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Lewisburg, WV
    I did the same thing earlier this winter and they still were fine. It about gave me a heart attack though!
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2008
  5. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I did that last year for almost a day and they hatched later than normal but they were still fine.

  6. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Quote:You need to do this at least once, concentrates the mind [​IMG]

    They should be fine.

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