temperature

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dfchaser, May 7, 2008.

  1. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i have seen a lot in the last few days that going slightly above temp for a short period of time is usually okay. What about being a few degrees below temp?

    I am still waiting on my chicks, today is day 21. And so far no pip or peeps [​IMG] I am trying to be patient but its hard! When I put them in the bator it was around 8pm, so hopefully tomorrow.

    If not, how long should I wait before admitting defeat?
     
  2. rockyroo

    rockyroo Out Of The Brooder

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    whatever u do dont give up ive had them up too 3 days late like on day 24 and ive heard of them been as much as 7 days late....hold on and good luck....i bet there ok
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Low temps in the incubator would mean late hatches...I'd wait til day 24 or 25...
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't really have an answer, other than wait a few days.

    My incubator is currently fluctuating between 100-102. Fun times, let me tell ya. I'm praying they actually hatch okay. [​IMG]
     
  5. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well i know for a few days the temp was really annoying me and i would come in to check and it would be like 95/96. So Low temp just means slower development. Well that makes me feel a little better (since they were all alive on day 18)
     
  6. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let us know how it goes! I have my fingers crossed for you!
     
  7. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I appreciate it, I'll take all the good vibes i can and pass them to the babies!
     

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