temp way to high! will they live???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by woogie g3, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so i went and checked on my bator and one thermomter said 108 other two said about 103 or 104. it is day 19 and i think the temps where only high for about 1 hour. do u think the eggs will make it???
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Probably fine. The chick its self has to get to 104 to die. That takes a while. I have had spikes of 107 that they made it threw just fine.
     
  3. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am SOOOO glad to see this thread and your post rebelcowboysnb! I have a LG that keeps spiking and I had one of 107! I almost quit the hatch but prayed and kept going. How long does it take in your experience for the egg/chick to get up to 104,. I am at home so I check the temp frequently and caught all the spikes in less than an hour ,.. but one was over a few hours.


    woogie g3 may I ask what kind of bator you are using?
     
  4. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is just a little giant. the Styrofoam find
     
  5. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I know they can handle 104 for several hours, 107 for over an hour an 120 for a few minutes. I wouldn't push those numbers though. I may run a test on my website about this at a later time to see haw fast an egg absorbs a temp spike. I know a way of doing it but I dont have the cash or lab space at the moment.
     
  6. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    I really look forward to that study,...

    I too have the LG still air,.. it really hasn't been worth the money paid for it,.. but I just don't have the $ right now for anything better.
    I think I've lost my chicks to that last 107 spike,.. it was too long before I caught it. [​IMG]

    I see chicks,. but no movement.

    Oh well,..
     
  7. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Nothing really wrong with an LG it the still air part thats the issue. Heres why, http://cmfarm.us/stillair.html

    Your
    best investment would be a PC case fan an a 12 volt power plug.
     
  8. SilkiePuff

    SilkiePuff Out Of The Brooder

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    happy to see this thread, its really good info to have and know about.. I always fear when the temp goes to 101.. LOL but now I guess I can sigh a relieve..
     
  9. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:OK!
    I read it,.. I understand it,.. I can get the fan and DH can put it in,..[​IMG]
    Thank you so much!
    [​IMG]
     

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