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power failure... :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thebitty, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. thebitty

    thebitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day 20 of 21 with my eggs in the bator and were having a sever storm and the power went out... hope it comes back soon :/
     
  2. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    You should be okay - just don't open the incubator! I've got my fingers crossed for you.
     
  3. thebitty

    thebitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The temp got down to 84... ima candle the younger ones after it heats up some. But the eggs retain heat for a while don't they?
     
  4. thebitty

    thebitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And thanks lol
     
  5. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    It's no different when the mamas leave the nest for a while. They should be okay.
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    they say an egg can have no heat for 12 hrs. and still be ok- the hatch may be delayed by how ever long the power out was.
     
  7. thebitty

    thebitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That'll be great because it was like 45 min
     
  8. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    We had a thunderstorm come through, and power went out. but it must have been just for a bit because the bators held their heat.
     
  9. thebitty

    thebitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 of mine are hatching now
     
  10. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    fun. you will have hrs' of fun since it takes a while but enjoy.[​IMG]
     

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