Temp way too high first night!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Goldenlaceannie, May 5, 2016.

  1. Goldenlaceannie

    Goldenlaceannie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all,

    Last night, I put on around three dozen eggs at a constant temp around 100 degrees F. This morning, however, I woke up to a temperature of about 105 degrees F. I estimate that they were at this temp for around nine hours. I've cooled them down to the right temperature at this point, but I don't know how much damage has already been done. If you guys could please help me out, I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks!
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If they were at 105 for any extended period of time then it's a high probability that it would kill the viability. I would still give it three or four days (if the eggs aren't real dark) and candle for development. Are you going by a known accurate independent thermometer or are you going by the read out on the bator and if you are, what kind of incubator is it?
     
  3. Goldenlaceannie

    Goldenlaceannie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I'll definitely do that. I am using an accurate independent thermometer, and it is resting on the top of the eggs.
     

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