Temp drop on day 2-3 of incubation..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Candiss, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    We had a power for a few hours outage and the temp dropped to the mid 80s, should I give up on this batch? I am disgusted.. Has anyone ever went through a temp drop and had a successful hatch? Thank you.

    Candace
     
  2. bigstack

    bigstack Songster

    Jan 4, 2010
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    I would! Atleast until day 14-15. Then candle and see! I am so sorry!
    I wish you the best of luck!!

    God Bless!
     
  3. saladin

    saladin Songster

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    I agree; I'd give it a whirl. Only thing I'd do different is I'd candle them on day 7 and go from there.
     
  4. LaurenM23

    LaurenM23 Songster

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    Having the lower temp seems better than a temp spike. Go with it and see what happens! The worst you can do is let them be, candle, and check for development. Good luck!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    Thank you for all your help and encouragement..

    Candace
     
  6. bigstack

    bigstack Songster

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    I always wait longer because I only have brown egg layers. Its hard for me to tell earlier! LOL

    God Bless!
     
  7. saladin

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    Quote:lol. I never have much luck with brown eggs either. I just call them fertile and toss them in!
     

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