Question regarding power outages

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Queen of the chickens, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. Queen of the chickens

    Queen of the chickens Chirping

    Oct 7, 2011
    Unionville, MO
    My birthday is coming up and my DH is getting me the Hova-bator Genesis I have been dreaming of. [​IMG] It sounds fairly simple, but I am worried about our frequent power "flickers". Our electric service is famous for loosing power during spring storms and I plan to get the adapter that allows you to hook up to a battery for back up power. However, what will happen with the power flickers for just a few seconds? Will the unit come back on and reset by itself? It's rare for us to go more than a week without a flicker. What should I do?

  2. wren

    wren Songster

    May 27, 2007
    St Augustine, FL
    Flickers are okay. It's the power outages that kills hatches. Flickers and brown outs are hard on electrical equipment. It shortens the life of the any electrical unit.

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