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Temp rose in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by craigmurray, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. craigmurray

    craigmurray New Egg

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    I am hatching Japanese quail, button and coturnix. Yesterday was day 13 so last night I transferred the eggs from the recirculated egg turning incubator to a still air incubator. When I went to ed the temp was 100, when I got up it was 103. I quickly opened incubator to let out heat and adjusted. I had the still air set up and running for a couple days and adjusted to 101 but moved it to another room last night, my bad judgement.

    Anyways, will I loose all these quail?

    Craig
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your eggs may very well be fine. High temperatures don't always kill eggs. Hopefully, it wasn't at 103 degrees for very long. I'd candle them in a few days and see if any are alive.
     

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