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Power Outage During Lockdown.....Arrrgh

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rgvchicks, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. rgvchicks

    rgvchicks Songster

    Feb 1, 2012
    Roma Texas
    2 more days for hatching and this happens.....at 5:30 pm I went with my 5 yr old daughter (mini-cheerleader) to the performance & arts center where she and her team were going to perform.....we came back at 8pm and we were out of power for another 30 mins.....i dont know how long the power was gone but the temp on the bator showed 94.4.....i've heard that the temp in the air of the bator is not necessarily the same as the inner temp of the eggs and probably everything is ok....just a little concerned!!!.........[​IMG].........[​IMG]

  2. don't panic, by this time in development chicks are generating alot of their own heat. the likelihood is that if you continue on with the hatch as if this had not happened, all will probabally be fine. were they already into lockdown? just keep the humidity up and let the temp recover. at worst they might hatch a little late. BEST OF LUCK, let us know how things went, if you can send me a message in a few days, i would love to hear that all went well. TOM

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