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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shadowpaints, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    ok so all was good when i got home from the fair... my house sitter turned the eggs 4 times a day and i had over 30 eggs that were veining and moving!! i was so excited!!

    then i wake up this morning and go to check on the bator... the temp went way up to 105!!!!! WHAT THE HECK! i am just sick. i dont know if there will be any alive .. ill candle tonite .. lockdown is the 15th [​IMG] this SUCKS!!

    if the temp hadnt whent that high i was looking at a 80% hatch rate!! GAHHH im soooo sick to my stomach!
     
  2. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A brief temp spike to 105 will not affect your hatch too much, if at all. Do you use a water wiggler? The temp inside the egg may not have gotten as high as their air temp.

    ~Cherlyn
     
  3. MariposaMama

    MariposaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I'm glad to see you posted, I was wondering if any of the eggs I sent were doing anything and knew you had to be getting close to hatch time. [​IMG] Don't panic just yet about the temp. My last hatch the temp spiked to 106 more than once and I still had most of them hatch. [​IMG]
     
  4. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    im hoping!! i really was looking forward to this hatch! i think my kids may have fiddled with the thermastat [​IMG]
     
  5. duckboatprincess

    duckboatprincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My temps have spiked a few times to 110 and I still have 10 out of 12 eggs developing. One had a bloodring at day 4 and the other looks to have quit yesterday or the day before. It looks like it too has a bloodring.
     
  6. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    OMG i am SOOOOO lucky! i figured all would be dead!! BUT even tho my hatch rate is still gonna suck, i have 7 that are moving like crazy!!! YEAHH!! now just pray that all 7 make it 6 more days!!
     
  7. duckboatprincess

    duckboatprincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I just candled mine and even with the spikes to 110 and the dips to 90, out of the original 12, I have ten moving around today. I even got to see the feet of one!!
     
  8. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    well, mine also have gotten 107 and higher and 96 and lower since that's impossible for me to guard them even for 12 hours/day. they have suffer that temp for more than two weeks, no more candling, just see the result later. 20th days today. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a little giant incubator thats temps are all over the place too. I bought the Hova 1588 and those temps only fluctuate 1 degree.... its AMAZING!!!!
    I have a staggered hatch going so I will move my eggs from the Hova to the LG "Hatcher" and pray for the best. I'll have to be up every hour or two to check the temp.... I want another 1588.

    Good luck with your hatch.
     
  10. MariposaMama

    MariposaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! I'm glad you have at least some you are sure are okay. [​IMG] If it were me, I wouldn't give up on the other eggs yet though. At this late in the game, it's not unusual for them not to be moving at the moment you candle them. They should be getting pretty crowded in there.

    Got my fingers crossed for you that you get a whole bunch of fluffy ones running around soon. [​IMG]
     

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