Power went out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilmidtown, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    Incubator was at 75 when i woke up I hope the eggs are ok this is my second try 3 eggs were due for lockdown today the other 15 due in a week I'm so devastated ill still try I want to have just 1 hatch so badly in thinking of giving up
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    I've had power outages for 8 hours and still had good hatch rates (though admittedly not during lockdown) - hope things will work out.
     
  3. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

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    Another BYCer had their incubator drop into the 50s overnight and still had a great hatch of ducklings they has in lockdown. Don't fret it yet! :fl for a good hatch!
     
  4. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the good wishes I hope my tech rate is good
     
  5. mabhera

    mabhera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was without power for 14 hours> Had a few eggs in lockdown and still they hatched. Im still waiting to see the eggs that had only 3 days inside the incubator. I read that the closer they are to lockdown the safer they are because they generate body heat. So I think yours are going to be ok. Good luck.
     
  6. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    I candled them seems be movement in all of them that's a good sign I don't know how long it would take to effect them
     

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