Temperature fell during the afternoon!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pdholbrook, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. pdholbrook

    pdholbrook In the Brooder

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    I have a still air incubator that I made and it's day 2 for my eggs and during the day yesterday my temperature fell in my house causing the temperature in the incubator for fall to 93.5 F at it's lowest point when I got home at 4:45pm. It would have started falling around noon. I then got it back up and balanced over about 2 hours.

    Any thoughts on the impact this will have on the eggs? They are chicken eggs.
     

  2. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Songster

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    I think you will be ok as long as it doesn't repeatedly happen. I've had power outages... One last year lasted 6 hours and temp fell to low 80s and took several hours after temp came back on to get eggs back to correct temp.
     
  3. pdholbrook

    pdholbrook In the Brooder

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    Thank you. This is my first time trying to hatch, so I am glad to hear.
     

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