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Temperature drop

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lsnyder43, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. lsnyder43

    lsnyder43 Hatching

    Mar 16, 2013
    Hi! this is my first try at incubating and hatching. We removed eggs from automatic turner last night before bed. When I checked incubator this morning, the temp had dropped to about 80. I got temp back up to 99.5, but I am not sure how long is was cooler for. Do you think I have lost this batch? Monday is day 21, do I just wait it out and see? Thanks in advance for any info, suggestions, or tips you may have for a newbie to hatching.

  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

    Feb 22, 2012
    Northeast Ohio
    [​IMG] They should be fine. Since by this time they are starting to produce their own heat. My guess is you might just have a delayed hatch seeing it was just sometime throughout the night.
  3. grannychicken54

    grannychicken54 Chirping

    Aug 23, 2012
    I am new at hatching in a incubator but there are alot of people on here who know alot about hatching and chickens someone will tell you something maby it was not low for to long hope you have great luck with it
  4. farmraised86

    farmraised86 Songster

    Jan 26, 2014
    sanford nc
    Day 14 I candled my orloff eggs last night and saw babies I woke up this morning and the temp was down at or just under 80 degrees will they be ok? May have been several hours
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2014

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