Power out while incubating?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tiegrsi, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. Tiegrsi

    Tiegrsi Songster

    Jul 19, 2016
    Burgaw, NC
    So...massive storms are headed my way apparently, and I have an incubator plugged in and I'm worried the power will go out. I don't have a non electrical source of heat here...but it's pretty warm (low 80's). How long can the eggs go at a lower temp before they will stop thriving? If it's just an hour or two, do you think they will be ok?

  2. They should be ok for a few hours, don't try to keep them warm, if you just leave them, their development will slow until the heat turns on again

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