oops... sweating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SkylightMT, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. SkylightMT

    SkylightMT New Egg

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    I just got some eggs and didn't realize how cold they were. When I checked them about 15 minutes after putting them into the incubator they had sweat on them. I took them back out and let them air dry for 3 hours. They are small eggs so I thought 3 hours was long enough to get them to room temperature, but I was wrong. I put them back in after three hours, and they started sweating after a minute or two. I took them back out, and waited 3 more hours, and now they are in the incubator and not sweating.

    Have I already ruined them? Does sweating for a short while do the same amount of damage as if I had just left them in there the whole time?
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just leave them in the incubator, they'll get to temp and dry off shortly, the sweating won't harm them at all.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2016

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