UNPLUGGED FOR 6 HOURS......HELP!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cpolanco3, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. Cpolanco3

    Cpolanco3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ~~ I need help and advice.... See, I had them come out and clean my carpets today. Well, the guy tripped something and I haven't been able to get the electric back up against that side of the living room and reseting my electric panel isn't helping. I just realized about 5 minutes ago that my incubator was plugged in on that side. The babies were unplugged since about noon. Does this mean that I need to toss them? I'm so upset! Claudia
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Do not toss them. Plug into a working outlet, and all should be fine. If viable the eggs should still hatch. Possibly they may be delayed a short bit, but should still hatch.
     
  3. Cpolanco3

    Cpolanco3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay. I moved them to the kitchen as soon as I realized my mistake.... they'll be there until tomorrow when I move them back to their undisturbed spot. Thank you for your quick reply.

    Claudia
     
  4. Cpolanco3

    Cpolanco3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled all the eggs tonight and i can clearly see that i have progress in 2 of the eggs, but in the other 13 there isn't anything. It just looks like regular eggs. i don't see anything at all.

    How depressing.

    claudia
     
  5. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long have they been incubating? My advice would be to leave them until the end until they start to stink. I've had brown eggs that I couldn't see anything from candling, but they still hatched. Only at lock down do I toss completely clear eggs -- and then only if I'm absolutely sure!

    As far as the power being off, I wouldn't worry about that affecting the eggs either way. My broody hen once left eggs for a full 24 hours (fighting with another broody over her eggs) and they still hatched - just a day late. [​IMG]

    Best of luck!
     
  6. Cpolanco3

    Cpolanco3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They've been in since about 10pm Friday dec 6th. They don't stink either.
     

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