serious trouble, or overbearing worry?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dragonshiner, May 2, 2008.

  1. dragonshiner

    dragonshiner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please assuage my worries. It's my first time using an incubator and we had everything going well, temperature-wise, until last night.
    We're approaching day 21 and last night I took the eggs out of the turner to let them position themselves. But when I woke up in the morning(8 hours later) the temp in the bator had dropped to 80 degrees! I fixed it right away back up to a hundred when I went to work. My fiance' woke up before I came home(another 8 hours) and found it at 105 degrees! He fixed it again. We have it stabilized for now, but are these temp changes going to totally spoil our chances at hatching now that we're in the final stretch?
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    There is no way to tell until the chicks hatch. Good Luck and im hoping [​IMG] that your hatch will be fine.
     
  3. dragonshiner

    dragonshiner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just an update. Our eggs started hatching Saturday and so far we have hatched 15 out of 38 with 8 more ready and raring to go!
     

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