Quail eggs lost?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stone_family3, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems that the power went out and dropped from 100 to 86. It's first day of lock down for the quail eggs, any chance they'll survive?
     
  2. oddbirdranch

    oddbirdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say, unless it was for a long period of time -like more than a few hours- then they are probably ok so long as they were doing well before it happened. I have had terrible fluctuation in temperature for the entire incubation period and still hatched quail. I was using a homemade incubator and temps were up and down, even sometimes as high as 104 and low as in the 80s. I lost some but still got a few. I bet yours will be fine... :)
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I hope they'll be fine. It was probably only 2 or 2 1/2 hours.
     

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