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uggg temp down

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by annrich, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. annrich

    annrich Songster

    May 27, 2007
    Western NY
    So my son doesn't watch his kid and she turned off my incubator. 70degree 90% humidity. almost day 2. Should I call it a loss already?? My first bator so I don't know what to do. It was off for about 90 minutes.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Don't quit. Wait 7 days and candle the eggs to see if the veins are growing. You'll be surprised at how hardy those fragile eggs can be.
  3. annrich

    annrich Songster

    May 27, 2007
    Western NY
    I got the temp up real fast. Hopefully everything will be ok. It took me hours to figure out the wattage of the bulb and the humidity. And I read about 200 posts here. I never expected for someone to unplug it. grrrrrrr
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Should be just fine...candle on day 7...
  5. panner123

    panner123 Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    All will be O K. For the first few days a hen is on and off the eggs. After that she has to get off to eat and drink, but not for long. In 21 days you will have lttle ones.

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