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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by D&S Farms, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. D&S Farms

    D&S Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    man i got 125 eggs set and power been out for 1hr. so far how long can i go befor they all die
     
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  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Your still good throw a blanket over it. Also you can get those hand warmers to throw in. Good Luck
     
  3. Clement Quails

    Clement Quails Out Of The Brooder

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    I had our power go out for 2 hrs. when we were hatching quail and we still had a 50 percent hatch rate I put a bath towel over our incubator
     
  4. D&S Farms

    D&S Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    power back thank god
     
  5. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    We have a generator on hand for these situations and you may want to give that some thought. Sure glad the power is back for you!
     
  6. D&S Farms

    D&S Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup going to to lowes now and get me one. thanks
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011
  7. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    IRene knocked out our power and phone so we used an adapter thing to plug into the car connection. THe hitch is the car needs to be started every 2-3 hours! ALso you don't want to block the vents as the eggs still need to breath; the closer to hatch the more ventilation needed.

    Glad your power is back! I was without 5 days . . . . still got 3 to hatch! (DH took them to work)
     

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