Solved! Help! Going to be without power during hatch!

needtohatch

Songster
10 Years
Feb 27, 2009
377
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131
Hart Co
Ok Hubby is making me mad! I have eggs pipping and zipping as we speak (that hubby wanted me to hatch) and he tells me he is going to shut off the power so he can hook power up to his shop!

I know I can cover the bator with a blanket to keep temp up, but then I am afraid the humidity will go to high.
I need some ideas from people who have delt with power outages.
What did you do?
Thanks!
 
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Katy

Flock Mistress
12 Years
Jun 29, 2007
16,317
71
331
Kansas~50+ yrs of chickens
So he can't wait until the hatch is over? If it were me I'd tell him he better put a bed in the shop while he's at it because if he shuts off the power knowingly during a hatch that's where he's gonna be sleeping!!
 

dykeswa

In the Brooder
10 Years
Jun 3, 2009
59
0
29
Greenville Texas
Well I did this with 2 bators going for about an hour or 1 1/2 hour that are in our house, covered them with blankets as you said shut the door put towell up against it, did not seam to effect ours any...GOOD LUCK
WAD
 

needtohatch

Songster
10 Years
Feb 27, 2009
377
8
131
Hart Co
Quote:I would love to, but he can only do it today or who know when he will have another chance. He has been waiting on this shop since last fall. He thinks he can do it in about an hour so I will just wrap a towel around it and hope for the best! Maybe it will start raining again he wont be able to work on it!
 

needtohatch

Songster
10 Years
Feb 27, 2009
377
8
131
Hart Co
All is good! I guess I made him feel guilty enough with my fretting over the humidity that he said he will just wait.
 

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